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ACCEPTANCE RATE

74.25%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

94%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

14:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

10

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$5,742

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Framingham State College

Also known as Fitchburg State

160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA

Framingham State College is a public school that has a large number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Framingham, Massachusetts, in a predominantly urban area. Framingham State College has a yearly student enrollment of nearly six thousand.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Framingham State College offers:

  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Communication Technology
  • Family And Consumer Sciences

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Most students admitted to Framingham State College earn an SAT score in a range of 1400 - 1660, or an ACT score in a range of 20 - 25. 66% of those who apply are admitted to this school, of which 32% choose to attend. More information on admissions can be found at framingham.edu.

Tuition & fees at FSC vary for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs around $8,300 per year and out-of-state tuition costing $15,000 annually. Student housing is available for students and costs approximately $6,700 annually. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The FSC "Rams" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)

Students may visit the school's www.framingham.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the applicants Framingham State College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Framingham State College has a total student population of about 5,600, with undergraduate students making up about 71% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $18,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • State Residents: $970-$1,200
    • Out-of-State: $7,100-$8,460
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $460-$550 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $710-$850 per unit
  • May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships69%$7,020
Receiving Student Loans74%$7,469
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Framingham State College may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Dietetics Program
  • Coordinated Dietetics Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Fitchburg State is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III with football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Massachusetts State College Ath Assoc)
  • Basketball (Massachusetts State College Ath Assoc)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Massachusetts State College Ath Assoc)
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • English Language and Literature

  • Mathematics and Statistics

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