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Becker College is a private institution that was founded in 1784. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,784 and its setting is city. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Becker College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $29,540 (2012-13).
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Becker College offers several unique majors, including Equine Studies, Forensic Science, Pre-Veterinary studies. Computer Game Design & Programming/Development has been nationally ranked by the Princeton Review in the top 10 for three consecutive years. The college also offers many different majors in the areas of Humanities, Business, and Health Sciences.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Becker College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early action deadline is November 15. The application fee at Becker College is $30. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 72.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||72.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Becker College is 17:1, and the school has 50.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Becker College include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Psychology; Visual and Performing Arts; Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services; and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.0 percent.
Becker College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,784, with a gender distribution of 37.5 percent male students and 62.5 percent female students. At this school, 36.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 64.0 percent of students live off campus. Becker College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Becker College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Becker College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Becker College.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Becker College, 90.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,479.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$29,540 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$11,050 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data