|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||18:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,577 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Worcester State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,876 applications and 2,735 students were granted admission. Worcester State University is at the #69 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 7% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 90% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||910 to 1110|
|ACT||21 to 26|
Worcester State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,050 and in-state students paid $970.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 88% of Worcester State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 30% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,032 (which is 9% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Worcester State University in 2016-2017, was 532, which is 66% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,138 (which is 3.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Worcester State University has enrolled a total of 6,471 students (4,206 students full-time and 2,265 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,471 students, 522 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 5,381 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,090 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 305 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Worcester State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||13%||97|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||6%||48|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||4%||28|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||3%||23|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||12|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Worcester State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Worcester State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,700. Last year, out of the total 1,315 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,236 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,270 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,143 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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