| ADMISSIONS | International Students
Fulfill your academic goals.
We invite you to learn more about life and learning at Worcester State University, an F-1 and J-1 visa-sponsoring institution that has been ranked among the “Best in the Northeast” by The Princeton Review for 14 consecutive years. We are located on a beautiful 58-acre residential campus in Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England, and one of the state’s most diverse communities. As an international student, you will benefit from our excellent academic programs, outstanding faculty, hands-on opportunities for research and internships, and lifelong relationships with friends and mentors.
The Worcester State student body includes undergraduates from countries around the world who are an active part of campus life. We welcome your interest in choosing WSU for your United States university education. Begin exploring our 60 academic programs and ways our International Programs Office can assist you when you become a part of WSU’s community of international students from 18 countries!
Note: The Undergraduate Admissions Office continues to review all international applicants for the spring and fall 2021 semesters, however due to the COVID-19 emergency; your student visa process may likely impact you during your planning and preparation to arrive to Worcester State, but please know that we will update you as soon as there is any new information. Please let us know if you have any questions at this time.
An international applicant is anyone who is not a U.S. citizen, is not a U.S. permanent resident, and has or is requesting a non-immigrant visa or status. Priority review will be given to international applicants who submit all required documentation prior to April 1 for the fall semester (September entrance).
Worcester State University is a selective institution looking for students who have attempted a rigorous academic curriculum. All applicants must meet the following criteria
* Applicants who have received an Associate's degree from a regionally accredited United States college or university are not required to submit an English proficiency exam.
All of the documents listed below must be submitted by the deadlines:Fall Semester (September entrance) April 1Nursing and Occupational Studies (fall only) January 15 - firm
No international applicants will be considered for the spring (January entrance) unless:
*If you are an international student who has attended another college or university in the United States, you must forward a copy of your F-1 visa and current I-20 with your application.
International Students are eligible for a merit scholarship up to $15,000 USD ($1,875 per semester for up to eight semesters or upon completion of your degree). Students are automatically considered for a merit scholarship as part of the admissions process and awarding is based on your academic credentials.
Additional renewal criteria include:
addition to the Worcester State University Graduate School’s general admissions process, international
applicants must submit the following:
Shaughnessy Administration Building
486 Chandler St.
Worcester, MA 01602
CONTACT US Graduate SchoolShaughnessy Administration BuildingSuite A-248508-929-8127508-929-8100 (fax)firstname.lastname@example.org