At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1865
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $46,994
  • Selectivity
  • More Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Urban

Worcester, MA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

February 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 48%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 11%
  • Application Fee
  • $65
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

100%

Top half of HS class

93%

Top quarter of HS class

65%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • N/A
  • Math
  • N/A
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • N/A
  • English
  • N/A
  • Math
  • N/A
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

More Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 48%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 11%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 4,432

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$46,994

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$13,736

room and board

$61,730

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$46,994

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,000

books and supplies

$13,736

room and board

$61,730

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $27,379
  • $30-$48K
  • $29,298
  • $48-$75K
  • $32,307
  • $75-$110K
  • $37,163
  • $110 & UP
  • $42,222
Financial aid

99%

Receiving Financial Aid

14%

Receiving Federal Grants

59%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: February 1

Student Life

Student Body

4,432

Total undergrad enrollment

2,210

Total grad students

49%

Out-of-state

41%

In-state

10%

International
Students

  • 34%

    FEMALE

  • 66

    MALE
Organizations

208

Student Organizations

13

Fraternities

5

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

28%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 4%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 3%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 9%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 61%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

13:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

368

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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