Welcome from Becker College

In April 2014, internationally renowned thought leader and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas L. Friedman launched our Presidential Speaker Series. He receives thousands of invitations to speak every year, and only accepts one per month. He chose Becker because he thought there was something unique and different about what we are doing here.

Mr. Friedman is right. At a time when higher education faces increased scrutiny and challenges to its sustainability, Becker College is thriving on all fronts. Last fall, we welcomed the largest enrollment in the College’s 230-year history: 2,021 students from across the nation and around the world.

We were selected for the third consecutive year as a “Best College” for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review. Our game design program was ranked #9 in the world by The Princeton Review for the sixth consecutive year—the only institution on the East Coast to maintain this longstanding distinction. We offer a first-in-the-nation bachelor’s degree in global citizenship, and a master’s program in mental health counseling. In addition, we are one of only a few institutions that offer on-campus teaching clinics to provide real-world, hands-on experience for our students, including a crime scene lab, health sciences SIMS lab, and an animal clinic open to the public.

You can read about how we are truly building a model of success at Becker in the 2014 President’s Report (see below). These achievements show the unity in our community and our strong belief in the value of delivering to the world highly educated, responsible citizens.

We are proud of our transformational growth—and equally proud of our dedication to our mission and core values. Students, faculty, and staff are united in their dedication to making a difference in the lives of others—from our neighbors to communities around the world. I encourage you to learn more about Becker, visit our campus, talk to our faculty, and discover for yourself why Becker is considered among the best institutions.

Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D.
President, Becker College

  • 2014 President’s Report

    2014 President’s Report

    I encourage you to read more about how we are truly building a model of success at Becker in the 2014 President’s Report. These achievements show the unity in our community and our strong belief in the value of delivering to the world highly educated, responsible citizens.

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