• Recognition & Accreditation

    Worcester State University is proud to have received national and regional acclaim for our sound academics, community service, green initiatives and more.

    Best in Northeast 2013 Princeton Review Best Northeastern College
    2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

    Princeton Review Best Value College (Public)
    2014, 2013, 2007

    A Most Environmentally Responsible College The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges
    2014, 2011, 2010

    President’s Community Service Honor Roll for Higher Education
    2013, 2012, 2009, 2008

    Best Regional University, 1st Tier (North) U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges
    2014, 2012, 2011

    Worcester’s Best College
    Worcester Magazine Annual Readers’ Poll
    2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2002

    Top College in Massachusetts for Return on Investment
    AC Online: Highest Return on Investment Colleges in Massachusetts

    Ranked #7 Least Expensive School in New England
    WCVB-TV Channel 5 Boston ranked Worcester State University as the seventh least expensive for tuition and fees in New England, based on a 2014 report published by the U.S. Department of Education. WCVB used the information to compile a list of the 40 most cost effective higher education institutions.

    Ranked #1 College in Mass. for Future Service Members
    The College Database has recognized Worcester State University as the top college in Massachusetts for students interested in military service.

     Best Value 2014
     2014 Green College Seal

     Best of Worcester 2014