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Worcester State University
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  • 4 Year
  • WORCESTER, MA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Worcester State is a public university located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,871 undergraduate students. The Worcester State acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 59% of students, Worcester State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,900.

About

486 CHANDLER ST
WORCESTER, MA 01602
About Worcester State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Commonwealth Coast Football

Worcester State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

WSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
1000-1190
ACT Range
21-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,183 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,922 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    72%
  • On Campus
    5%
  • Online
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,871 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,087
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Self sufficient
    72%
  • Basic/Average
    12%
  • Juberant
    4%
  • Poor
    4%
  • Undeserving of the school's garbage
    4%
  • Wishes they never chose worcester state
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 35 responses
Poll
43%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Commuter school.
    36%
  • Community
    32%
  • Fulfilling
    11%
  • Boring
    7%
  • High School
    7%
  • Incompetent
    4%
  • Terrible
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
67%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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