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Private
Co-ed
4,761
Undergraduate
Students
(39.6%) 1,884 Women
(60.4%) 2,877 Men
2,133
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
49% of 10,645 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.90
SAT Math
680-760 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
630-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$72,384
Tuition and Fees
$54,146
Room and Board
$15,838
Average Percent of Need Met
91%
Average Freshman Award
$39,646
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
419
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 54% of classes
10-19 students: 11% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Worcester Population
182,669
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
60% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
37% of women participate
Fraternities
27% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.9% Asian
3.3% Black/African-American
9.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.5% White
8.4% Unknown
International Students
8.5% from 62 countries
First-Year Students Returning
95.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
82.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
64%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
24.0%
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