Becker College

Worchester, Massachusetts
4-year Private university


Becker College is a private institution established in 1784 with Suburban setting located in Worchester. Its tuition and fees are $39,200. It practices a semester-based academic calendar.

#Regional Colleges North , Tier 2
Location Worchester, Massachusetts
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1784
Selectivity Low
Size Small
1,882 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Visual and Performing Arts
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $39,200
Outstate Tuition Fee $39,200
Room and Board Fees $13,800
$42,100 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


65% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.02 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, EIKEN Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

Native language is English.

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$22,731 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$20,103 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $57,160
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
59% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Merit Awards
Total Worth --
Eligibility Undergraduates
Minimum Criteria based on GPA and SAT scores
Requirement for maintenance full time enrollment and Satisfactory Academic Progress
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

D. Llewellyn Evans Scholarship (EVANS )
Total Worth $1,000 to $4,000
Details This award is given on the basis of need and academic achievement. Currently-enrolled students apply during the spring semester. Awards usually range from $1,000 to $4,000 and are intended for use during the student’s next academic year at Becker.
The Robert and Marie Cousy Scholarship (COSY)
Total Worth Varies
Details The college awards these scholarships to day division residents of Worcester Housing Authority (WHA) properties who are full-time. Applicants must submit an application, proof of residency, and two letters of recommendation. The amount of the award varies to provide for full financial need. Cousy scholars are also eligible for summer employment/internships at the WHA.


1,882 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
73% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
37% Students graduate within 6 years