Worcester State University

486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602-2597
Worcester State University is a public higher education institution that resides in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Programs available at Worcester State University include bachelor's and master's degrees in over 24 study areas and 48 specializations. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education and has specialized accreditation from the American Occupational Therapy Association - Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are offered at Worcester State University. They accept high school Advanced Placement courses as credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (508) 929 -8000 Website: www.worcester.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 366
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 5,289
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 935
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 65%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 40


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 450 540
SAT Math 470 560
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 19 23
ACT Math 17 24

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 3,649
Accepted 2,387
Acceptance Rate 65%
Enrolled 796

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 74% Full-time 26% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 19% Full-time 81% Part-time
Student Gender 39% Men 61% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

76% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
5% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
6% Hispanic/Latino 3% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 9% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 52% $ 5,832
Local Grant 26% $3,879
Institutional Grant 42% $ 1,352
Student Loans 71% $ 6,193

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 21 - -
Mass Media Studies - - 29 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 18 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Reading Teacher Education - - - 2 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - - 2 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 21 8 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 21 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 30 9 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - 12 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 20 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - - 2 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 21 8 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 21 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 30 9 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 10 13 -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 27 9 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - 12 8 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 40 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 6 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - 12 8 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 40 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 97 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - 3 -

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Sciences - - 26 - -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 16 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 64 - -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 11 - -

Urban Studies Affairs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Urban Studies Affairs - - 11 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 12 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 6 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 13 11 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 14 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 13 11 -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 28 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 22 28 -
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 22 28 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 22 28 -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling - - 12 6 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 13 11 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 14 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Occupational Therapy Therapist - - 13 11 -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 28 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 22 28 -
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 22 28 -
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 22 28 -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Community Health Services Liaison Counseling - - 12 6 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 37 19 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - - 6 -
Business Administration and Management - - 188 5 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
Track


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