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Colleges of Worcester Consortium

Worcester is a lively college town, with higher-education institutions hosting 30,000- plus students. The Colleges of Worcester Consortium brings many of the assets and amenities of its thirteen-member colleges to MCPHS University students.

MCPHS University is a member of the COWC, which includes:

  • Anna Maria College
  • As¬≠sumption College
  • Becker College
  • Clark University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Nichols College
  • Quinsigamond Community College
  • Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center
  • Worcester State Uni¬≠versity
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The consortium encourages cooperation among the colleges to broaden and enrich the academic programs, hold down costs through joint purchasing and shared services, and expand community service activities. Students can take advantage, at no extra cost, of opportunities for sharing courses and facilities including access to the Worcester Area Cooperating Libraries; the Consortium Events Calendar; free shuttle bus service connecting several campuses; and the Annual Career Fair.

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