Becker College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Becker College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,155 students enrolled. This college was established in 1784 and is one of the 11 colleges and schools located in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
Becker College will give you the option to obtain an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Becker College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Computer Science, Veterinary, Medical Assistant, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Becker College student retention rate is fair at 74% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Becker College is very low - 26%.

Student to faculty ratio at Becker College is decent - 17:1. Find out more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,900
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - around $31,300 a year. The additional fees at Becker College not covered by tuition are nearly $1,600; which comes to a total of $32,900 per year.

Read the details about Becker College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 3,268 applications were submitted and 2,186 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Becker College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,100
Medium
Becker College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Becker College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Becker College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: about $6,100 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Becker College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Becker College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Becker College Location and Maps



Post Address: Becker College, 61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165, USA
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