Worcester Massachusetts is a great city in the heart of the New England Commonwealth. Worcester has a vibrant, undeniable energy that drives growth and characterizes livability. Worcester is accessible and welcoming to business and families alike with strong roots in a proud past. Worcester is progressive, innovative and actively collaborating on building a successful future for the residents and businesses of this great Central Mass town.
Worcester is a five-time recipient of the All-American City Award and offers its residents the resources and exciting attractions of a metropolis, balanced with the more intimate, livable scale of a mid-size city. It is hard to find another city of comparable size with Worcester that has a greater concentration of world-class colleges and universities.
Worcester has a population of just over 182,000 residents and is home to 10 colleges and universities, including the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, College of the Holy Cross, Clark University, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. This unusual concentration of higher education, intellectual capital and the best medical facilities in Central Mass has helped Worcester become a world-renowned center for research and development in biotechnology and the life sciences.
With its affordable housing, high quality public schools and access to diverse and highly-acclaimed arts, Worcester truly is a city that offers its residents and businesses the best of both large and small cities.