Resources › For Students and Parents Becker College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Wikimedia Commons / Free Art License 1.3 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated March 04, 2018 Becker College Admissions Overview: Becker College has an acceptance rate of 65%. Students with high grades and test scores have a good chance of being accepted. Students must submit an application, high schools transcripts, scores from either the SAT or ACT, and a letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor. Applicants can use the Becker application, Common Application, or free Cappex Application. Students are also encouraged to write a personal statement/essay to demonstrate their writing abilities. Becker's website is a helpful resource, and admissions counselors can answer any questions about the application process. Admissions Data (2016): Becker College Acceptance Rate: 65%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 460 / 570SAT Math: 460 / 560SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 21 / 26ACT English: 19 / 25ACT Math: 19 / 25What these ACT numbers mean Becker College Description: Located in Worcester, Massachusetts (with an additional campus in nearby Leicester), Becker College was founded in 1887. Becker College and Leicester Academy merged in 1977, in order to provide broader resources, activities, and academic offerings to their students. Only an hour from Boston, Providence, and Hartford, and three hours from NYC, Becker provides students with a balance of small- and large-city life, with lots of culture, museums, theater, and social events nearby. Becker offers a range of undergraduate majors, from nursing to veterinary science, to video game graphics and design. The Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI) is housed at Becker's campus; MassDigI is a statewide center for the development of video gaming technology, interactive media, and their industries and economy, founded in 2011. A member of NCAA's Division III, Becker offers 16 sports teams. In addition, students can participate in a number of extracurricular activities and student clubs and organizations. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,189 (2,178 undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female72% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $37,272Books: $960 (why so much?)Room and Board: $12,850Other Expenses: $3,200Total Cost: $54,282 Becker College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 78%Average Amount of AidGrants: $18,481Loans: $11,143 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Management, Video Graphics and Special Effects, Veterinary Technology, Psychology, Sport and Fitness Administration Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 68%4-Year Graduation Rate: 25%6-Year Graduation Rate: 37% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Baseball, Tennis, Soccer, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Golf, BasketballWomen's Sports: Field Hockey, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Equestrian, Lacrosse, Soccer Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Becker College, You May Also Like These Schools: Applicants looking for a smaller college in New England should take a look at Franklin Pierce University, Curry College, Western New England University, Assumption College, and Springfield College, all of which are roughly the same size as Becker, and offer a similarly wide range of academic programs.