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Worcester State University


Mission Worcester State a public metropolitan institution of higher learning located in a culturally vibrant region of the Commonwealth affirms the principles of liberal learning as the foundation for all advanced programs of study. Worcester State offers programs in the traditional liberal arts and sciences disciplines while aintaining its historical focus on teacher education. It has expanded its offerings with rofessional degree programs in biomedical sciences business and the health professions. Through its curricula Worcester State addresses the intellectual and career needs of the increasingly diverse citizenry of central Massachusetts. Worcester State is dedicated to offering high quality affordable undergraduate and graduate academic programs and to promoting the lifelong intellectual growth global awareness and career opportunities of its students. To this end Worcester State values teaching excellence rooted in scholarship and community service; cooperates with the business social and cultural resources of Worcester County; collaborates with other institutions of higher learning in the region; and develops new programs responsive to emerging community needs.

School Information

A-159/IPO
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597
P: (508) 929-8000
F: (508) 929-8083
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Midsize
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 9,251Total Students
  • 3,181Male Students
  • 6,070Female Students
  • 79Total Intl Students
  • 40Intl Male Students
  • 39Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 561Total Faculty
  • 240Male Faculty
  • 321Female Faculty
  • 17:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 13,733

Out of State Tuition

$ 984

Books & Supplies

$ 10,248

Room & Board

$ 2,700

Other Expenses

$ 27,665

Total

Admissions

3,649
total applicants

65%
admitted (2387)

22%
enrolled (796)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
470-560
Math
450-540
Reading
450-540
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
19-24
Composite
17-24
Math
19-23
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Required
Recommendations?
Recommended

Degrees & Programs

Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Geography
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History Teacher Education
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Physical Sciences
Psychology, General
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
School Psychology
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General

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