If you are thinking about applying to Worcester State University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is June 1 and the fee for the application is $50.
Here's an overiew of some of Worcester State University's admissions stats.
|Worcester State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||100%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||4%|
These are the application deadlines for Worcester State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 15||December 15|
|Regular Decision||Yes||June 1||––|
Worcester State University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Worcester State University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
Worcester State University accepts approximately 91% of early action applicants and 89% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Worcester State University admitted 962 of the 1,53 who applied early action.
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 89% of all applicants, about 3,078 from the 3,446 applicants.
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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Worcester State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Worcester State University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Worcester State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Worcester State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in 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||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|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 3.3.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Worcester State University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of 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 2022, 100% of Worcester State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Worcester State University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1040 and 1180 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Worcester State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1180 and 25% of scored lower than 1040, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Worcester State University students scored 598 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Worcester State University students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Worcester State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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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 September 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:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
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 decide whether to include 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 may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Worcester State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Worcester State University has an acceptance rate of 89%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Worcester State University?
❌ Worcester State University does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Worcester State University?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at Worcester State University was 91% 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 89%. This means that the institution accepts 89 out of every 100 applicants.
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
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Worcester State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. 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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