486 Chandler Street Worcester, MA 01602-2597 508-929-8040
http://www.worcester.edu admissions@worcester.edu
About Worcester State College
  • Year of Foundation 1874
  • Size of Campus 58 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,598
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59% 41% 3%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,539 In state, $11,619 Out of state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 4,211
Worcester State College is a public institution of higher learning set on 58 acres in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts. We are dedicated to preparing students for personal success, rewarding careers, and effective citizenship in the 21st century. Worcester State University 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 our students. To this end, we value teaching excellence rooted in scholarship and community service; cooperate with the business, social, and cultural resources of Worcester County; collaborate with other institutions of higher learning in the region; and develop new programs responsive to emerging community needs.
Social Life And Activities
  • 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) Third World Alliance
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Winter Carnival, Spring Fling, Senior Week
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Beta Beta Beta, Business Administration Honor Society, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, Communication Disorders Honor Society, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Alpha Epsilon Rho, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Mu Gamma, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Eta Sigma Gamma, Phi Alpha
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Worcester (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (45), Providence, RI (40)
  • Distance to nearest train Worcester (10)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 30%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 3
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, other
  • Number Of Microforms 16,235
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Books in Library 163,461
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Subscriptions 533
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 12,454
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, birth control, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (College of Holy Cross)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (College of Holy Cross)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City