Worcester State University Graduate Schools

Worcester State University (referred to as Worcester State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Worcester, MA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Worcester State University is $5,796 for Massachusetts residents and $5,796 for out-of-state students. The school has 777 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,417 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Worcester State University (referred to as Worcester State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Worcester, MA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1957 - Current).
Worcester State Directory Information
School NameWorcester State University (Worcester State)
Address486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA 01602-2597
Phone508-929-8000
Webhttps://www.worcester.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.applyweb.com/worcest/index.ftl
Financial Infohttps://www.worcester.edu/Financial-Aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Worcester State University is $5,796 for Massachusetts residents and $5,796 for out-of-state students. The school has 777 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,417 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 73 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$5,796
$5,796 for Massachusetts Residents
Student Population777
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs73 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Worcester State University is $5,796 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $322.
Worcester State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Worcester State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Worcester State University is $5,796. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$3,042$2,754
2018-2019$3,042$2,754
2019-2020$3,042$2,754
2020-2021$3,042$2,754
2021-2022$3,042$2,754
The graduate school tuition & fees of Worcester State is very inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,554 (public) / $29,617 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Worcester State University$5,796
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$24,568$27,569
Public$13,975$19,554
Private$29,617
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,768 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Worcester State University. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $7,600. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,130$2,700$5,400$3,200
2018-2019$12,262$2,700$5,400$3,200
2019-2020$12,360$1,700$5,400$2,200
2020-2021$12,568$1,700$5,400$2,200
2021-2022$12,568$1,700$5,400$2,200
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $322 at Worcester State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$322
2018-2019$322
2019-2020$322
2020-2021$322
2021-2022$322

Graduate Programs at Worcester State

Worcester State University offers 42 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 375 students have completed their study at Worcester State University.
Offered Degrees at Worcester State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree210243
Post Bachelor's Degree180115
Post Master's Degree3017
Total420375
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Worcester State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Elementary Education and Teaching program with 36 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Occupational Therapy/Therapist program with 42 completers.
Worcester State University offers 42 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 375 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 243 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 115 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 17 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 84 completers-
Education12-
Educational Leadership and Administration17-
Elementary Education and Teaching15-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching7-
Secondary Education and Teaching19-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching12-
Reading Teacher Education2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
English Language and Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Biotechnology5-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
School Psychology13-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 105 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist29-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist42-
Clinical Nurse Specialist28-
Business [+] 20 completers-
Business Administration and Management17$51,600
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management3-
Marketing (other)0-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total243
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 111 completers-
Education0-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship0-
Special Education and Teaching (other)29-
Elementary Education and Teaching36-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels27-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching9-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Foreign Language Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education7-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Biology Teacher Education2-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
History Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 completers-
Total115
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
School Psychology13-
Total17

Graduate Student Population at Worcester State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 777 students enrolled into Worcester State University graduate schools where it has total 5,417 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 160 full-time and 617 part-time graduate students. By gender, 138 male and 639 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total777138639
Full-time16011149
Part-tme617127490
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 612 White (78.76%), 16 Black/African American (2.06%), 43 Hispanic (5.53%), 21 Asian (2.70%), and 85 students with other races. 9 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total777138639
American Indian/Native American303
Asian21417
Black/African American16511
Hispanic43934
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White612105507
Two More1037
Un-Known631053
Non-resident Alien927
Worcester State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 282 graduate students (36.29% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 137 graduate students (17.63% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total777
Enrolled Online Exclusively282
Enrolled Some Online Courses137
Not in Online Courses358
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Worcester State University. 236 students are aged 20 to 24 (30.37% of total students), 71 students are aged above 50 (9.14%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Worcester State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total777138639
Age 20-21312
Age 22-2423326207
Age 25-2916223139
Age 30-341093178
Age 35-39731459
Age 40-491262997
Age 50-64601050
Over 641147

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