For good food, concerts, internship sites, and more, your school's surrounding town or city can be just as important for your college experience as the campus itself. Luckily, our city (the second largest in New England), never disappoints.
When they aren't chowing down in either of our dining halls, our students love exploring Worcester's most popular eateries—and bringing their favorite dishes back to their residence halls. If Becker is on your list of schools, you'll want to remember these names for your carry-out cravings.
For any college student, a visit from family means one thing: dinner on them. Good thing Worcester is known for having a fantastic, diverse, creative culinary scene. If you plan on sticking around for a night or two during your campus visit (you've planned your tour, right?), check out one of these restaurants below—our students' and staff's favorite places around town to bring Mom and Dad.
Absolutely, positively cannot wait to start your next four years at Becker? We can't wait for you to arrive—but until then, the fastest and easiest way for you to stay in the know about life in Worcester is to follow one of many Worcester-related Twitter accounts. Remember, college is an experience, so finding your fit in the community as a whole is just as important as feeling at home on campus. Scroll through our suggestions:
Study in the peaceful shade of an old tree, or take your textbooks to Starbucks for a coffee-induced study date? Surround yourself with a rich history, or embrace a modern present? Whatever your style, you’ll find your fit on either the Leicester or Worcester campus at Becker College. Yes, we offer two! To help you decide where to live should you enroll at Becker, here is some information about each. (And don’t worry—a convenient shuttle links the two campuses, so you’ll never have to give one up.)
Home to many colleges and universities, cool concert venues, and eclectic restaurants, “The Woo” (that’s Worcester to us!) is considered one of the best college cities in the nation. Every season, there’s something to do…hit the beach, ice skate, attend a spring festival, and of course, gawk at the crazy beautiful foliage in the fall. But you knew all that already, right? So here are a few things you might not know about Worcester’s beginnings.