Year Founded: 1784

Year Founded: 1784

The Leicester campus began as an academy in 1784 – the 19th oldest campus in the country. The Worcester campus was founded in 1887 by E.C.A. Becker. Both institutions have sustained a longstanding tradition of quality education. In 1974, Becker and Leicester partnered to expand academic and student life offerings.

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Becker Today:

Becker Today:

The mission of Becker College is to deliver to each student a transformational learning experience – anchored by academic excellence, social responsibility, and creative expression – that prepares graduates to thrive, contribute to, and lead in a global society. Today, our student body comprises more than 2,000 students annually, from across the country and around the world.

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Location:

Location:

The Becker College campuses in Worcester and Leicester, Mass. are only one hour to Boston by car or train, three and a half hours to New York City, less than one hour to Providence, R.I., and just over an hour to Hartford, Conn.

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Degrees awarded:

Degrees awarded:

Choose from 29 areas of study to earn a bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree.

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Enrollment:

Enrollment:

More than 2,000 students annually, from 30 states and 14 countries

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Athletics: NCAA Division III

Athletics: NCAA Division III

Varsity sports: 16 / Intramural sports: 9

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Clubs and Student Activities:

Clubs and Student Activities:

Choose from more than 30 student clubs. Trips to sporting events, movies, comedians, ski and snowboard trips, dances, guest speakers, community events, and much more, keep students active and involved.

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Facilities:

Facilities:

Academic buildings: 24 / Residence halls: 21 / Library: 73,500 volumes

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Tuition:

Tuition:

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Room and Board:

Room and Board:

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Member of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium:

Member of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium:

12 Worcester-area colleges and universities, 30,000 students.

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Becker College at a Glance

  • Year founded: 1784

    Year founded: 1784

    The Leicester campus began as an academy in 1784 – the 19th oldest campus in the country. The Worcester campus was founded in 1887 by E.C.A. Becker. In 1974, Becker and Leicester partnered to expand academic offerings and provide broader social and recreational opportunities for their students. The two were formally consolidated in 1977 as the Worcester campus and Leicester campus of Becker College.

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  • Becker Today:

    Becker Today:

    The mission of Becker College is to deliver to each student a transformational learning experience – anchored by academic excellence, social responsibility, and creative expression – that prepares graduates to thrive, contribute to, and lead in a global society. Today, our student body comprises more than 2,000 students annually, from across the country and around the world.

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  • Global Citizenship

    Global Citizenship

    Becker College is committed to delivering to each student a transformational learning experience that prepares them to thrive, contribute to, and lead in a global society. Global Citizenship touches all aspects of life at Becker College—from academics, community service, and student leadership, to campus activities, clubs, and social interaction.

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  • Location:

    Location:

    The Becker College campuses in Worcester, and Leicester, Mass. are only one hour to Boston by car or train, three and a half hours to New York City, less than one hour to Providence, R.I., and just over an hour to Hartford, Conn. Becker is located in the heart of New England’s second largest city. Worcester offers a wide range of recreational, cultural, and entertainment options near both campuses, ranging from museums and art festivals to concert venues and professional sporting events.

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  • Degrees awarded:

    Degrees awarded:

    Choose from a wide range of areas of study to earn a bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree.

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  • Student-to-faculty ratio:

    Student-to-faculty ratio:

    16 to 1: Our small class sizes allow for more personalized attention and create an transformational learning environment. Our talented faculty are committed to a high standard of academic excellence.

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  • Enrollment:

    Enrollment:

    More than 2,000 students annually, from 30 states and 14 countries.

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  • Athletics: NCAA Division III

    Athletics: NCAA Division III

    Varsity sports: 16 / Intramural sports: 9

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  • Clubs and Organizations:

    Clubs and Organizations:

    Lots of clubs to choose from and activities abound such as trips to sporting events, movies, comedians, ski and snowboard trips, dances, guest speakers, and much more.

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  • Facilities:

    Facilities:

    Academic buildings: 24 / Residence halls: 21 / Library: 73,500 volumes

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  • Tuition:

    Tuition:

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  • Room and Board:

    Room and Board:

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  • Member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts:
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