Worcester State CollegeWorcester State College is a public, four year college located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It was established in 1874. The college offers bachelors and masters degrees in more than 20 Course Topics. Worcester was named one of "America's Best Value Colleges" by the Princeton Review in 2007. The college enrolls more than 4, 500 undergraduates and over 800 graduates every year. The campus is spread across an area of 50 acres.
Worcester State College's athletic department sponsors both men's and women's sports teams that participate in sports like baseball, basketball, soccer and golf. WSC's sports teams are nicknamed the Lancers.
Profile of Worcester State College
The campus of Worcester State is in Worcester, MA, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Worcester State include, at the school's highest level, the Post-Master's certificate.
The school is known for its programs in science, education and teaching, and therapy and Counselling.
Worcester State Selectivity
Admission at Worcester State is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 560.
Worcester State has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.
In 2007, Worcester State had 5, 358 students enrolled (4, 190 full-time equivalent).
The school offers students meal plans. Worcester State values student athletics, and belongs to the Massachusetts State College Athletic Association and New England Football Conference.
Worcester State Programs and Degrees
Worcester State College
486 Chandler St
Worcester, MA 01602-2597
General Phone: (508) 929-8000