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  • Locations: Worcester, MA, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham Click here for a definition of this term US State: Massachusetts - MA
Click here for a definition of this term NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

Worcester StateWorcester State University

Worcester State University is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a city of 180,000 which is located 45 miles west of Boston. Also known as The City of Seven Hills, Worcester is the five time recipient of the All-American City Award and is a vibrant college city with 10 colleges and universities. There are many cultural and performance outlets including the Worcester Art Museum, Higgins Armory, Mechanics Hall, The Hanover Theatre and the DCU Center. Additionally, there are an assortment of restaurants, bars, clubs, cafes and sporting events. Central Massachusetts offers a wide variety of activities throughout the year.

Campus Location

Worcester State University is located at 486 Chandler Street, in Worcester, Massachusetts 01602 a thriving community of over 172,000 residents.Worcester State University is located in in the Tatnuck.

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Worcester, MA Urban 785,347 5,700 33% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
71% 7% 7% 1% 1% 3% 10%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out. UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing/Meals
$4,428 $5,515
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for Worcester State University.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550 paper, 217 computer or 79 Internet

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No graduate students

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will accept on Plan A