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Becker College

Worcester, MA
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Campus Life and Facilities

Becker Says...

Becker College traces its history to 1784-one of the nation's top-25 oldest institutions of higher learning-with a founding charter signed by John Hancock and Samuel Adams. Today more than 2,000 students from across the nation and around the world live and learn on these two distinctively New... More More

Becker Students Say...

There are two distinctive campuses, located six miles apart. The first is in Worcester, “a great college city,” situated amidst New England’s second- largest urban center. Students are often in the “Hawk’s Nest” which is “a hang- out spot” amidst tree-lined streets sporting Victorian-style homes.... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

61 Sever Street

Worcester, MA 01609

United States

Phone: 508-373-9400

Fax: 508-890-1500

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
39%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
No

Housing Options

Coed dorms Men's dorms Women's dorms Apartments for single students Theme Housing

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Minority Student Groups Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Student Union Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
14
Number of Honor Societies
3
Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division :Division III Men's Sports Team Name :Hawks Women's Sports Team Name :Hawks Team Mascot :Hawk
# of sports for women, varsity
8
# of sports for men, varsity
7

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball EquestrianSports FieldHockey Lacrosse Soccer Softball Tennis Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball EquestrianSports Golf IceHockey Soccer Tennis

Student Services

Other Services
Health
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
Becker currently has a very active Gay Straight Alliance. They meet weekly and particpate in the Colleges of Worcester Consortium events (world aids day, national coming out day, etc.) and provide on-campus programs
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
BSU/ALANA is the student organization at Becker. Students meet twice monly and particpate in the Colleges of Worcester Consortium events (Kwanza, MLK Jr. Day, etc.)

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 9 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 18.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: No Student Web Pages Provided: No Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Discount through Dell university program Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No Special Facilities: Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI)
ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: WPI
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: WPI
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    76
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    78
  • Green Rating:
    60*
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    76%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    39%
  • # of Organizations:
    14
  • # of Honor Societies:
    3
  • # of Social Sororities:
    0
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    0
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    1