Becker College

country rank  1526
world rank  5075

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University Overview

Founded in 1784, Becker College is a non-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Worcester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. This institution also has a branch campus in Leicester. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Becker College (BC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Becker College (BC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 238 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym BC
Founded 1784
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 61 Sever Street
01609-2165 Massachusetts
United States
Tel +1 (508) 791 9241
Fax +1 (508) 831 7505
Other locations Leicester

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Becker College's Library
Becker College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 14,429 physical volumes, 1,072 physical media, 27,738 digital/electronic medium and 62 licensed digital/electronic databases. Becker College's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Becker College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 866 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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