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Worcester State, founded in 1874, is a public college. Its 50-acre campus is located on the west side of Worcester, 45 miles west of Boston.

Website: www.worcester.edu

Public
Co-ed
5,332
Undergraduate
Students
(61.6%) 3,283 Women
(38.4%) 2,049 Men
872
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 3,896 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.37
SAT Math
547 average
480-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
553 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,589
Out-of-state: $31,669
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,161
Out-of-state: $16,241
Room and Board
$12,360
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$16,083
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,629
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
208
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Worcester Population
182,669
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Lancers
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.0% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
13.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.5% White
3.7% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 7 countries
First-Year Students Returning
78.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
41.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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