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Apply to Worcester State: Forge Your Own Path
We’re happy that you’re applying to Worcester State University. From our excellence in academics to our active and diverse student body, you will be positioned for success in the real world. You’ll have the opportunity to explore academic interests on campus and abroad, discover new talents, meet new friends, and prepare for a successful career. We encourage undergraduate and graduate applicants to apply online.
Apply to Worcester State University as a first year student if you are still in high school or have never attended college. Our First-Year Students page offers more information about the application process.
Common App: First Years
Worcester State App: First YearsResume an application.
Apply as a transfer student if you've graduated from high school and are currently enrolled in or previously taken college-level coursework. Our Transfer Students page offers more information about the application process.
Worcester State App: TransfersResume an application.
Note: Transfer students must apply using the Worcester State Application only, and cannot apply via Common App.
All students applying to one of Worcester State's graduate-level programs including master's degrees, education specialist programs, and teacher licensure programs should apply online with the Worcester State Application. Review the Graduate School Admissions website for more information regarding the graduate admission process, criteria, and deadlines.
Worcester State App: Graduate SchoolResume an application.
For your convenience a downloadable Worcester State Undergraduate Application is available.
Our application fee waiver program allows you to apply to Worcester State University's undergraduate program for free* if you take part in any official campus visit (such as a campus tour or open house).
* Application fees previously paid are non-refundable
Spring Entrance Priority Deadline
First-year and Transfers: November 15
Fall Entrance Priority Deadlines
Early Action (first-year only): November 15
Nursing (BSN) and Occupational Studies: January 15
Nursing (LPN to BSN): May 1
Nursing (RN to BSN): May 1
Regular Decision (first-year): March 1
Regular Decision (transfer): May 1