WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY

United States, Massachusetts

Sharing long terms of academic excellence, Worcester State University (WSU) is a public liberal arts and science university that was founded in 1874. Having its roots in Worcester, Massachusetts, the university has a mission to provide knowledge and necessary skills to the students so that they can have a successful professional life. Formerly known as the Worcester State College, the institution received its university title in 2010 and adopted its present name. The university has is affiliations with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC). Students here have a choice of more than 50 bachelor’s majors and minors, 25 master’s degrees in the field of Biology, Arts, Sciences, Business Administration and Economics, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Education, and many more. By earning a degree from WSU, students can have a profound impact on academics.

Campus Life

The university has 58-acres of lush green campus, which consists of top-class infrastructure and holds all the modern amenities. The campus consists of 21 academic departments, a science and technology center which holds state-of-the-art technology laboratories, classrooms, and offices, a library having a study lounge, fitness and wellness center, a gymnasium, an assembly hall, and a recreational and administrative building. Furthermore, it also houses the Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Gallery and the Aisiku STEM Centre for students to have a life-long learning experience. Additionally, on-campus residence halls and dining options are also available here. The university’s athletic team belongs to NCAA Division III and competes in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference. The campus life of WSU is worth experiencing.

Noted Alumni

After graduating students directly becomes a member of WSU alumni association. The university organizes various events and campus visits for its alumni to stay in touch with them. Some of the notable alumni given by WSU includes: Tyler E. Boudreau - an American military veteran, Mark J. Carron - an American politician, John Dufresne - an American author of French Canadian descent, Mary Fell - an American poet and academic, Todd J. Leach - an American administrator and the Chancellor of the University System of New Hampshire, and Brian Skerry - a photographer and photojournalist known for his work in National Geographic Magazine.