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Becker College

  • Worcester, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 1,902
    total students
  • $31,320 | $31,320
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 62%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 499
    sat math
  • 503
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 22
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dog/Pet/Animal Grooming
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Training
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Equestrian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Graphics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management and Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied3,936
    • Accepted2,462
    • Acceptance Rate62%
    • Enrolled1,902
    • Female Applicants2,145
    • Females Accepted1,335
    • Female Acceptance Rate62%
    • Male Applicants1,791
    • Males Accepted1,127
    • Male Acceptance Rate62%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.02
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 503 450 550
    • SAT Math 499 440 570
    • SAT Writing 428 530
    • ACT Composite 22 19 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$31,320
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,320
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,550.00
    • Room and board *$12,000.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredYes
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,902
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino9.46%
    • Black or African American7.62%
    • White or Caucasian66.4%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.21%
    • Asian1.37%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.11%
    • Two or more races3.05%
    • Unknown11.15%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.63% representing 15 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students33% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 41%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations student government, Student Activities Committee, Black Student Union, Animal Health Club, Drama Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division X No
    • Basketball Yes Division X No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Equestrian sports No Division X No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football No Division X No
    • Golf No Division X No
    • Ice hockey No Division X No
    • Lacrosse No Division X No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Division X No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Equestrian sports No Division X No
    • Field hockey No Division X No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division X No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X No
    • Softball No Division X No
    • Tennis No Division X No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division X No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty199
    • Full-time Percentage22%
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 1,600 students to 96 faculty

Location & Contact

Becker College

61 Sever Street
Worcester, MA 01609
USA

Office of Admissions

Phone: 508-373-9400
Fax: 508-890-1500
Email: admissions@becker.edu



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