Worcester State University

country rank  790
world rank  2659

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University Overview

Founded in 1874, Worcester State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Worcester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Worcester State University (WSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Worcester State University (WSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 145 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WSU
Founded 1874
Colours Royal blue and gold

University Location

Address 486 Chandler Street
Worcester (population range: 50,000-249,999)
01602-2597 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (508) 929 8000
F +1 (508) 929 8183

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 486 Chandler Street
Worcester 01602-2597
+1 (508) 929 8040

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Worcester State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education ACOTE
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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