If you are thinking about applying to Worcester State University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is June 1 and the application fee is $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Worcester State University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Mean SAT Score||1100|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||78.4%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||3.6%|
Worcester State University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast! Worcester State University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
Worcester State University accepts about 88% of early action applicants and 81% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Worcester State University admitted 1,367 of the 1,559 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Worcester State University is moderately difficult. Worcester State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Worcester State University accepted 81% of all applicants, around 3,279 of the 4,047 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Worcester State University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Worcester State University must submit the following items. Double check with Worcester State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Worcester State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Worcester State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||16.61%|
|3.50 and 3.74||14.46%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.75%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13.03%|
|2.50 and 2.9||18.55%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.66%|
Worcester State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Worcester State University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 78.4% of Worcester State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 3.6% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
The mean composite SAT score for a Worcester State University student is 1100.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Worcester State University students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Worcester State University students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Worcester State University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Worcester State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Worcester State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Worcester State University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by October 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Worcester State University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Worcester State University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Worcester State University.
Does Worcester State University accept transfer credits?
Worcester State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Worcester State University accepts:
Does Worcester State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Worcester State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Worcester State University?
No, Worcester State University is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to send your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is Worcester State University's acceptance rate?
Worcester State University's acceptance rate is 81%.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Worcester State University?
The early action acceptance rate at Worcester State University was 88% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Worcester State University? Worcester State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Worcester State University acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Worcester State University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Worcester State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Worcester State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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