ADMISSIONS

  • Welcome to Fall Open House

    See Worcester State for Yourself

    We are delighted to have you attend this virtual open house to hear about our admissions process, attend a virtual student resources fair, and chat with professors from academic departments that interest you. Our brand new academic framework - Major Plus - will also be unveiled. Our faculty and students are eager to help you learn more about Worcester State!

    Today's Live Sessions


    9 am: Welcome and WSU Overview and Admissions Process - Join Live

    This session kicks off our virtual open house with a brief overview of the university and will include information on our admissions process, such as updates to the 2021 admission process, important deadlines, and application requirements.

    9:30 - 11 am: Academic Department Breakout Sessions - Join Live

    Our faculty are excited to meet you! Academic Departments will offer a formal presentation or a “Meet and Greet” session. Department presentations include a 45 minute presentation followed by an open Q&A session. Students and families are welcome to “step” in and out of other department Q&A or “Meet and Greet” sessions to connect with faculty and learn more about your other academic interests!

    11 am: Student-led Virtual Tour - Join Live

    Take a live virtual tour of our campus with a current WSU student tour guide. The tour will cover major areas of campus, all while your tour guide shares their experiences as a student as WSU. Be sure to stick around immediately following the tour, as our student-guide will answer your questions about the student-experience at WSU live in the ZOOM meeting.

    11:30 am: Sheehan Honors Program Information Session - Join Live

    This session will provide an overview of the exciting opportunities available to you to enhance your education at Worcester State through the Sheehan Honors Program.

    11:30 - 1 pm: Student Resource Fair - Join Live

    We are dedicated to your success inside and outside of the classroom. Our staff are eager to meet you and answer your questions related to student resources on campus. No formal presentations are planned, so you are welcome to “step in and out” of meetings during this time.

    On-Demand Content

    What's Major Plus?

    What's Major Plus?

    Dean Larrivee, Student Juliana Rosa, and Dean Pottle describe “Major Plus”, our new academic framework that balances liberal arts, sciences, and professional education.

    Watch: What is Major Plus?

    Get Your Application Waiver

    Get Your Application Waiver

    We know applying to college is a big deal. Let us make this one easier for you. We’ll waive your fee because you attended today’s open house. Click here for details and a quick form to let us know you’re interested in Worcester State. We’ll email you a fee waiver shortly.

    Claim: Apply for Free

    Take our Immersive Campus Tour

    Take our Immersive Campus Tour

    With stops at ten key campus locations and 360 interactive experiences inside our classrooms, public spaces, quads, labs, and places to study, grab a bite to eat, and get the entire #woostate experience.

    Explore: Tour Campus

     
    Worcester State Book Store

    Get Your #WooState Gear

    Get kitted out with some #WooState gear - everyone needs a hoodie or t-shirt! Get 20% off an apparel or gift item.

    Claim: Take 20% Off

    What's #WooLife?

    What's #WooLife?

    Our residence life is so welcoming and action packed it has its own name, #woolife. Our students call us home. Find out why!

    Watch: #WooLife “Cribs”

    Paying for College

    Paying for College

    Paying for college is one of the biggest decisions you and your family will make. Over 70% of our students receive some form of assistance paying for college. Let’s explore the options available for you.

    Read: Financial Aid

     
    Student Research Opportunities

    Student Research Opportunities

    With our new academic framework, Major Plus, and faculty who are producing original research across academic disciplines, your opportunities to build your research skills are limited only by your interest and ambition. Hear from our students about how conducting research changed their lives and accelerated their career aspirations.

    Watch: Student Research

    Student Resource Fair

    Student Resource Fair

    This resource fair puts you in touch with numerous areas across the university who are there to support you in your academic journey. From tutoring to community impact projects, our dedicated staff and faculty are here to help you find the resources you’ll want to push your own limits and succeed. Our students work hard and see results because we’re in this together.

    Join: Life At #WooState

    Athletics & Wellness Center at #WooState

    Athletics & Wellness at #WooState

    We're proud of our Lancers - 20 Division III men's and women's teams across a variety of disciplines. And our wellness center has everything from yoga to batting cages to make sure there’s something that matches your needs and passions to be fit, inside and out.

    Watch: Lancer Action

     
    Is Our Honors Program the Right Option for You?

    Is Our Honors Program the Right Option for You?

    Looking for challenge and recognition as a scholar? The Commonwealth Honors Program at Worcester State might be the right opportunity for you. With dedicated study space, enriching trips, and research opportunities this honors program opens doors for career and personal advancement.

    Honors: Is It Right For You?

    Speak With Our Professors

    Speak With Our Professors

    There’s nothing better than quality time with your professors to bring a topic alive or make a challenging idea more understandable. With our small class sizes and 17:1 student to faculty ratio, no one is just a number or a face in the crowd. Our professors know their students and are invested in them as individuals.

    Join: Meet our Faculty

    Start Your Admissions Process

    Start Your Admissions Process

    We are confident that after today, you'll be able to picture yourself at Worcester State. Take the virtual tour of campus, talk to professors, hear about life at #woostate, and get your questions answered. Then, use the free waiver to submit your application for admission.

    Apply: Get Started Today