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Becker College, founded in 1887, is a private, liberal arts, coeducational school, with a branch campus in Leicester. Its 100-acre campus is located in Worcester.

Website: www.becker.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,672
Undergraduate
Students
(59.1%) 988 Women
(40.9%) 684 Men
26
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
70% of 2,902 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.18
SAT Math
528 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
536 average
480-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
17-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$57,110
Tuition and Fees
$40,150
Room and Board
$13,800
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$22,697
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
50
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Worcester Population
182,669
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston, MA; Providence, RI; Hartford, CT
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Hawks
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
8.5% Black/African-American
9.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.5% White
12.1% Unknown
International Students
0.8% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning
78.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
36.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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