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 Becker College

Becker College - Worcester, MA

61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

General information:(508)791-9241
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Associate's degree
Campus setting:City: Midsize
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:1,784( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:17 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $24,780 $26,880 $28,490 -6%
Out-of-state $24,780 $26,880 $28,490 -6%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,100 -9%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $9,760 $10,020 $10,420 -4%
Other $4,000 $2,500 $2,700 -7%
Off Campus
Room and board $7,000 $7,000 $7,000 0%
Other $5,000 $3,500 $5,800 -66%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,000 $3,000 $3,000 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $39,540 $40,400 $42,710 -5%
Off Campus $37,780 $38,380 $42,390 -10%
Off Campus with Family $27,780 $30,880 $32,590 -6%
Out-of-state
On Campus $39,540 $40,400 $42,710 -5%
Off Campus $37,780 $38,380 $42,390 -10%
Off Campus with Family $27,780 $30,880 $32,590 -6%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $27,050
In-state fees $1,440
Out-of-state tuition $27,050
Out-of-state fees $1,440
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 384 100% --
Grant or scholarship aid 384 100% $5,646,061 $14,703
Federal grants 184 48% $1,071,415 $5,823
Pell grants 183 48% $804,739 $4,397
Other federal grants 173 45% $266,676 $1,541
State/local government grant or scholarships 144 37% $201,775 $1,401
Institutional grants or scholarships 382 99% $4,372,871 $11,447
Student loan aid 348 90% $2,800,042 $8,046
Federal student loans 348 90% $2,054,395 $5,903
Other student loans 63 16% $745,647 $11,836
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,519 85% $17,141,951 $11,285
Pell grants 749 42% $2,916,578 $3,894
Federal student loans 1,419 79% $14,029,954 $9,887

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 1,784
Undergraduate enrollment 1,784
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 145
Graduate enrollment 0
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$30

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,509 1,085 1,424
Percent admitted 72% 69% 75%
Percent admitted who enrolled 69% 20% 14%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 385 93%
ACT 35 8%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 400 520
SAT Math 410 540
SAT Writing 390 500
ACT Composite 16 20
ACT English 15 19
ACT Math 16 21
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 70 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division III (with football)MenWomen
Baseball 27-
Basketball 1715
Equestrian -38
Field Hockey -20
Football 88-
Golf 12-
Ice Hockey 35-
Lacrosse 2528
Soccer 2423
Softball -19
Tennis 913
Volleyball -15

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education09/01/1977 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education10/21/1992 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Technical and Career Institutions01/01/1976 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTAA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

05/02/1974 - 10/31/2006Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

01/01/1987 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations10 0
Liquor law violations100
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 100
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 010
Aggravated assault 510
Burglary 2224
Motor vehicle theft 001
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 010
Aggravated assault 300
Burglary 1512
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate13.8%
Number in default84
Number in repayment607

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00212300

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Associate's degree
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Animal Training-14
Equestrian/Equine Studies1-
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management2-
Category total314
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General0-
Category total0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting and Finance2-
Business Administration and Management, General650
Hospitality Administration/Management, General3-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General0-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General2-
Category total720
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects18-
Category total18-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General0-
Category total0-
Education Colleges
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-2
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Category total42
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Pre-Veterinary Studies14-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse867
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant1228
Category total3495
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration10-
Criminal Justice/Police Science1-
Forensic Science and Technology2-
Category total13-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Studies, General5-
Category total5-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1-
Category total1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science10-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management9-
Category total19-
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General34-
Category total34-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Graphic Design7-
Interior Design15-
Category total22-
Grand total225111