Worcester State University is a 58-acre campus nestled in the residential northwest side of Worcester
In 1874, Worcester Normal School was founded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a teacher-training school. The school started offering Bachelor of Science in Education degrees in 1921 Worcester State University was the only Massachusetts state college to be placed on The Princeton Review’s list of “Best Northeastern Colleges” for 2014. It also made their list in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 Worcester State University was named one of “America’s Best Value Colleges” by The Princeton Review in 2007, 2013, and 2014. Worcester State University Athletics is Division III and a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). WSU is also a member of the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference.