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Becker College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Becker College

Website: http://www.becker.edu
Address: 61 Sever St , Worcester , Massachusetts - 01609-2165
Phone: (508) 791-9241
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Independent Northeast Region
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $30
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
2,010
796
1,214
Percent admitted
76%
71%
79%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
35%
36%
34%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
380
480
SAT Math
390
490
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
13
18
ACT English
10
11
ACT Math
13
15
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $24,780
Out-of-state tuition $24,780
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $9,760
On-campus other expenses $1,000
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
98%
-
Federal grant aid
40%
$4,616
State or local grant aid
26%
$1,897
Institutional grant aid
98%
-
Loan aid
89%
$4,727
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
1,752
33%
67%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,752
Estimated graduates enrolled 0
Undergraduates 24 years old 69%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 29%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 35%
Men 27%
Women 38%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 24%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 30%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 33%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $21,010 $23,600 $24,780 $24,780 0.0%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,750 $9,300 $9,760 $9,760 0.0%
Other $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $7,000 $7,000 $7,000 $7,000 0.0%
Other $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $4,000 $4,000 $4,000 $4,000 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $31,760 $34,900 $36,540 $36,540 0.0%
Off Campus $30,010 $32,600 $33,780 $33,780 0.0%
Off Campus with Family $26,010 $28,600 $29,780 $29,780 0.0%

Map & Directions

Map of Becker College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,953 771 1,182
Percent admitted 82% 79% 84%
Percent admitted who enrolled 34% 33% 34%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 331 90%
ACT 35 10%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 370 500
SAT Math 380 500
ACT Composite 15 25
ACT English 12 24
ACT Math 15 23
  • Admission Considerations and Selection Processes are specific to the traditional "day" division at the college.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 10/21/1992 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTAA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant 5/2/1974 - 10/31/2006 Resigned
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs 1/1/1987 -   Accredited