1,882
Students
Financial aid thermometer
21,224
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
69
69%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Becker College is a Comprehensive institution located in Worcester, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 61 Sever Street
Worcester, MA  01609
United States
Contact Mr. Michael Perron
Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@becker.edu
Phone: 508-373-9400
Fax: 508-890-1500

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Animal Training Checkmark
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Horse Husbandry/equine Science And Management Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
International And Intercultural Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
Veterinary/animal Health Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,972
Applied
3,451
Accepted
1,882
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

2,839
Females Applied
2,010
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,133
Males Applied
1,441
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.08
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended Essay
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 542 490 590
SAT Math 530 480 580
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

35,600
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Fees

3,600
Full-time student fees
13,800
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

21,224
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,731
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,500
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,124
Avg. Loan Aid
12,586
Avg. Grant Aid
17,978
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
0%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,882
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.35%
Black or African American 7.23%
White or Caucasian 71.12%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.67%
Asian 2.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3.39%
Other 5.95%

Gender

Male (41.76%)
Female (58.24%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 55%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Family Weekend, Winter Welcome Back Week and Spring Weekend

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board (CAB), Animal Health Club/Pre-Veterinary Club, International Game Developers Association (IGDA), Dance Club and Marine Wildlife Conversation Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No Checkmark No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No

Faculty

267
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 48
Part-time - 219
Male - 97
Female - 170