Worcester State University provides an enriching educational experience for qualified learning disable applicants. SAT-I may be waived for applicants with a documented learning disability. Applicants with a language-based disability may also substitute two college preparatory units in humanities or social sciences for the foreign language requirement established in the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education guidelines.
Applicants are not required to disclose a learning disability, but if they wish to receive special consideration in the admission process and services after enrollment, the must submit a copy of the complete diagnostic testing with the official high school transcripts. The diagnostic testing which includes both a cognitive and an achievement test should have been completed within the last three years. All diagnostic materials are kept confidential and will be used only within guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act. For additional information, please contact the Director of Disability Services.