Worcester State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Worcester, Massachusetts Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$10,161

Avg in-state tuition

$16,241

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Worcester State University

Worcester State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Worcester, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,204, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 66%. The university offers 32 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 58%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,161, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,241.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

66% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 66%

Retention Rate 79%

Graduation Rate 58%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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64%

Female Student Population

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

65%

Hispanic

12%

Black

8%

Unknown

7%

Asian

4%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

35% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

35%

State Grant Aid

55%

Institution Grant Aid

50%

Pell Grant

35%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,955
State Grant Aid $1,863
Institution Grant Aid $1,806
Pell Grant Aid $4,301
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.