About Worcester State University

Worcester State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester State University ranked 46th in Massachusetts Colleges and 35th in Federal Region I.
It has a total enrollment of 5,724 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance rate at Worcester State University is 81.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Worcester State University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602-2597
Phone508-929-8000
WEBhttps://www.worcester.edu
Admission Information
Admissionhttps://www.worcester.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://www.applyweb.com/worcest/index.ftl
Financial Aidhttps://www.worcester.edu/Financial-Aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.worcester.edu/NetPriceCalculator/npcalc.htm
Disability Servicehttps://www.worcester.edu/Student-Accessibility-Services/
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Worcester State University is 81.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 28.00%. The application fees are $50 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate81.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Worcester State University is $10,586 for Massachusetts residents and $16,666 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $5,796 for Massachusetts residents and $5,796 for out-of-students.
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,586$16,666
Graduate Tuition & Fees$5,796$5,796
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 5,724 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,403 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Worcester State has 4,958 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 766 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students5,724
Undergraduate Students4,958
Graduate Students766
Online Enrollment1,403

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs71 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
ROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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