Skip to Main Content
Worcester State University
blue checkmark
  • 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

editorial

Worcester State is a public university located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,078 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Worcester State acceptance rate is 66%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 58% 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
66%
Application Deadline
March 1
SAT Range
910-1110
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

Will You Get In?

Find Student Loans

Find Student Loans

Cost

Net Price
$16,242 / 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
$5,375 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 36 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 36 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
    31%
  • On Campus
    67%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,078 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,254
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Self sufficient
    75%
  • Basic/Average
    13%
  • Juberant
    4%
  • Poor
    4%
  • Wishes they never chose worcester state
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
85%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 34 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Commuter school.
    37%
  • Community
    33%
  • Fulfilling
    11%
  • Boring
    7%
  • High School
    7%
  • Terrible
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
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

Similar Colleges

Colleges like Worcester State University

Worcester State University Reviews

Rating 3.45 out of 5  567 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Worcester State University
Rating 2 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

Add to List