Worcester State University

Acceptance Rate 89.32 %
SAT Average 1,112
2023 Tuition & Fees $16,866
Student Population 5,417
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,001

Academic Overview

Worcester State University is a public, four-years institute located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $10,785 for Massachusetts residents and $16,866 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $5,796 for Massachusetts residents and $6,093 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 5,417 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 89.32% and the graduation rate is 61% last year.
The salary after graduation from Worcester State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $52,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Worcester State's tuition & fees is $10,785 for Massachusetts residents and $16,866 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $5,796 for in-state students and $6,093 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Worcester State. The acceptance rate of Worcester State is 89.32% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24.56%. The average graduation rate is 61% and the transfer-out rate is 24%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,001 and 88% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 5,417 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Worcester State University is 89.32 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Worcester State University is 61 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Worcester State University is 24 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Worcester State University is 73 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Worcester State University is 5,417
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Worcester State University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,001 at Worcester State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602-2597
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/

Offered Degrees

Worcester State offers 73 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree310
Post Bachelor's Degree180
Master's Degree210
Post Master's Degree30

Special Learning Opportunities

Worcester State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,584)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,995)

Veterans Benefits

Worcester State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges