Rank: 481

Worcester State University

Worcester, MAwww.worcester.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1000/22
Enrollment
6,795
Now a liberal arts university, Worcester State was founded in 1874 as a teacher-training school. The 58-acre campus is located on the residential side of Worcester, a medium-sized working town, about an hour from Boston. The university is home to 5,500 undergraduates and less than 1,000 post-grads. There are opportunities on campus to join 'living learning communities,' which include accommodations...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$25,900
% of students who get any grants
55%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,400
Average price for low-income students
$14,100
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
79%
% of need met
79%
% of students who get merit* grants
2%
Average merit grant
$3,000
student success
Graduation rate
51%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Average student debt
$13,949
Average salary within 5 years
$44,600
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
24%
admissions
Acceptance rate
69%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1000/22
SAT/ACT required?
No
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
1-May

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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Worcester State University is a good choice for a school if you live local, want a short commute, cheap education and flexible class options. I enjoyed attending Worcester State. I did not like the rare academic counseling and that job outlook is never discussed....
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Professors are approachable and helpful whenever you need extra help. Class sizes are small, which I think makes a better learning environment. The courses we are allowed to take outside of our major are very diverse and seem super fun. My first class outside of my comfort zone was African...
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Typically I have found that freshmen don't exactly love their school they choose. My first semester at wsu I felt this way. However as I get more involved and tried to be more outgoing I feel more like wsu was my home. They people are friendly, the professors are helpful,...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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