Worcester State University

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Worcester State University can be found in Worcester, MA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 6,800 students enrolled per year at Worcester State University.

This school has an acceptance rate of around 66% with 28% of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .worcester.edu.

Overall Worcester State University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Worcester State University was reported as 65.9% in Fall 2020 with over 4,770 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Worcester State University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.6%
  • 2017-2018: 76.3%
  • 2018-2019: 77.8%
  • 2019-2020: 65.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 66.8%

How Does Worcester State University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Worcester State University is sixteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Clark University52.8%
Becker College69.9%
Worcester Polytechnic Institute49.4%
Assumption College81.1%
College of the Holy Cross34.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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