Worcester State University Rankings

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In the World#3134 of 14178
In North America#931 of 2629
In the United States#859 of 2528
In Massachusetts#38 of 90
In Worcester#5 of 7

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
66%
Aid receiving
85%
Undergraduates
5,332
Graduates
872
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Worcester State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%63%68%
Applicants4,7731,6093,164
Admissions3,1451,0062,139
Freshmen enrolled full time878299579
Freshmen enrolled part time835

1,674 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

181 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4029 (65%)
Hispanic728 (12%)
Black or African American474 (8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown414 (7%)
Asian275 (4%)
Two or more races173 (3%)
Nonresident Alien89 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,375
Students receiving aid
85%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$970$3,042
Tuition in-state$970$3,042
Tuition out-of-state$7,050$3,042
Fee in-district$9,191$2,754
Fee in-state$9,191$2,754
Fee out-of-state$9,191$2,754

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,577
Combined charge for room and board$12,360
Room charge$8,428
Meal charge$3,932

Worcester State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General18616
Psychology, General124
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies124
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling753
Biology & Biological Sciences, General67
Occupational Therapy & Therapist2817
Speech Communication and Rhetoric43
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General40
Elementary Education and Teaching337
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2910
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse39
Educational Leadership and Administration, General39
Computer and Information Sciences, General38
History, General306
Sociology33
Biotechnology225
General Studies25
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other24
Secondary Education and Teaching321
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing24
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist24
Clinical Nurse Specialist24
English Language and Literature, General23
Mass Communication & Media Studies20
Education, General16
Urban Studies & Affairs13
Economics, General12
Mathematics, General12
Reading Teacher Education12
School Psychology12
Spanish Language and Literature74
Visual and Performing Arts, General11
Environmental Science9
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching8
Geography7
Chemistry, General7
Marketing, Other7
Business & Commerce, General2
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other2
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management2
Physical Sciences1
Health & Health Care Administration & Management1
Grand Total1,111236
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%51%62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
654
Citations
11,048

Publication count by topic

Psychology
136
Medicine
80
Sociology
66
Biology
42
Political science
42
History
38
Environmental science
32
Computer science
32
Art
31
Business
21
Chemistry
17
Physics
17
Engineering
14
Mathematics
13
Geography
12
Geology
11
Economics
10
Materials science
5
Philosophy
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography1397945
Environmental science14751,861
Psychology19782,328
Sociology1990336
Political science2013166
Art206510
Geology2066285
Physics2218725
Business2989181
Biology30191,546
Economics3041125
Medicine3132835
Engineering3505161
History37461
Mathematics3869159
Chemistry4557188
Materials science469560
Computer science473699

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199015
199125
199202
199347
199445
199519
1996524
19971651
19981059
199911116
200013163
20013113
200210149
20036199
200412155
200517181
200616181
200717174
200815243
200935233
201033311
201133381
201224453
201321606
201438625
201546769
201641841
201743952
201827930
2019561015
2020451170

General info

Alternative namesWSU
Founded1874
WikipediaWorcester State University
Colorsroyal blue, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session (May - August)
Total FTE staff720
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address486 Chandler St
Worcester, Massachusetts, 01602-2597
United States
City population183,000
Phone5089298000
Fax+1 (508) 929 8183

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