Graduate Programs Overview

Worcester State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $5,796 for Massachusetts residents and $5,796 for other students in average.

It offers forty-three graduate programs: 22 Master's, 19 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWorcester State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address486 Chandler St, Worcester, MA
Graduate School Students837 students
160 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$5,796
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 43 Graduate Programs
22 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 21 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Worcester State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Massachusetts residents, the tuition & fees are $5,796 and $5,796 for non-Massachusetts residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $322.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$322$322
Books & Supplies$1,368
Room & Board$12,568 (On-Campus) / $5,400 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,700 (On-Campus) / $2,200 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$15,634$21,432
Off-Campus Total$8,966$14,764
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Worcester State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 43 major areas - 21 Master's , 18 Post-Bachelor', 3 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,217 students enrolled in Worcester State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 837 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 199 male and 638 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 167 full-time and 670 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 160 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 109 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students199
Women Students638
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students167
Part-time Students670
By race/ethnicity 649 White, 30 Black, and 16 Asian students are attending at Worcester State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races9
2 students are younger than 22 and 248 students are older than 65. The school has 394 students aged between 22 and 30 and 192 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under2
40 & Over248
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Worcester State University, 160 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 109 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment837
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses160
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses109
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses568
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses160
Massachusetts Resident157
Other State In U.S.2
Outside of U.S.0

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