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    • How will you change the world?
  • Undergraduate Admissions

    Transform your expectations, change our world

    High-quality, affordable academic programs have earned Worcester State University recognition by The Princeton Review as one of the 75 “Best Value” public universities in the country—and a “Best in the Northeast” ranking 10 years running.

    As a student, you’ll take on real-world challenges and graduate equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to succeed in your chosen career. And while our mission is to prepare you to change the world, you can expect a personal transformation of your own.

    • Challenge yourself. In small classes taught by outstanding, supportive professors, you’ll build on your strengths and achieve your goals for academic excellence.
    • Learn by doing. Through hands-on fieldwork, internships, and applied research, you’ll graduate with valuable, career-ready skills, and experience.
    • See the world differently. You’ll broaden your understanding of different cultures with more than 200 study away opportunities in the United States and abroad.
    • Grow through community service. You’ll strengthen your leadership skills as you work with others to solve problems and make an impact locally and globally.
    • Gain lifelong friends and mentors. As part of our dynamic and diverse campus community, you’ll find professors and fellow students who share your interests.
    • Become a Lancer! Catch the Lancer spirit–from our NCAA Division III sports to the many other arenas where Worcester State students shine.
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  • Community-based learning

    Our 58-acre campus is nestled in the residential northwestern side of Worcester, the second-largest city in Massachusetts. Our students become deeply connected to this multicultural metropolis through internships, fieldwork, research, and community service projects. We encourage our students to work together with the greater community to create and inspire local and global change.

    Whether you are entering as a first-year student, transfer student, or international student, Worcester State University will transform your curiosity and passion into the knowledge and skills that can shape our world. For additional information about the application process and important deadlines reference our undergraduate application instructions guide.