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Worcester State University

Worcester, MA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%
Acceptance Rate89%

About Worcester State University

Worcester State University is a public, state institution in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester State University was founded in 1874. The college currently enrolls around 5,417 students per year, including 4,640 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Worcester State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Worcester State University. In 2022, Worcester State University accepted 89% of applicants. Out of 3,446 applications received in 2022, 3,078 students were offered admission.

Worcester State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 91%
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 91%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 100%

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Worcester State University is locatedin the city of Worcester, Massachusetts, near the city of Boston.

If you are interested in seeing Worcester State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 290 to Worcester, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Worcester Regional Airport, Logan International Airport.

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College Info

486 Chandler Street Worcester, MA 01602-2597

Campus Setting: Urban

Worcester State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Worcester State University is Jun 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Worcester State University is Aug 1.

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Worcester State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1180


Math SAT Range

520 - 598


Reading SAT Range

510 - 600

Worcester State University Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Worcester State University is like? There are approximately 5,417 students enrolled at Worcester State University, including 4,640 undergraduate students and 777 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from MA and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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