61 Sever Street Worcester, MA 01609 508.791.9241
About Becker College
  • Year of Foundation 1784
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,789
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $21,055
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,739
Becker College is a college in central Massachusetts, United States with campuses in Worcester and Leicester. Becker College traces its history from the union of two Massachusetts educational institutions-one founded in 1784 and the other in 1887. The college offers 27 undergraduate degree programs including a nursing program which is one of the top 20 producers of registered nurses in Massachusetts, a veterinary sciences program and a video game design and development program ranked in the top 10 nationally for the past three years by The Princeton Review.In April 2011, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts designated Becker as the home of the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI).The college’s enrollment has grown to 1,750 and students have the opportunity to live and study in the urban atmosphere of Worcester or the rural environment of Leicester. Becker College has over 21,000 alumni.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Family Day, Fashion Show, Comedy night, Winter Games, Spring Carnivale, Semi-Formal
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, ALANA
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (53), Boston (53)
  • Distance to nearest train Worcester (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Worcester (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, apartment for single students
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available N/A
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, older student, psychological
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000