Fitchburg State University: Ranking & Review

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Fitchburg State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate80%77%82%
Applicants3,6081,4512,157
Admissions2,8881,1141,774
Enrolled undergraduates751355396
Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,0752,6684,407

2,762 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,514 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores691
Percent of students submitting SAT scores92%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
535
Math
520

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores55
Percent of students submitting ACT scores7%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
21
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Fitchburg State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$23,981$30,061
Off-campus$19,735$25,815
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,676 and other expenses per full academic year.

Fitchburg State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,732 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$970$7,050
Fees for full-time undergraduates$9,185$9,185
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$423$676
Tuition for Full-time graduates$2,124$2,124
Fees for full-time graduates$1,704$1,704
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$319$319

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Education42254296
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11456170
Visual and Performing Arts130130
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1131114
Health Professions and Related Programs9018108
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies6161
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service5959
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1223356
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs291847
Psychology4444
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3838
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields13435
English Language and Literature & Letters22426
Social Sciences2121
History18119
Architecture and Related Services1212
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies77
Mathematics and Statistics55
Physical Sciences11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total28623851,249

A total of 864 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Fitchburg State University.

At the master's level 385 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%55%63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesFSU
Fitchburg State
Founded1894
MottoYou Fit Here
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff616
Instructional FTE280
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitefitchburgstate.edu
Address160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, 01420-2697
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population41,000
Phone9783452151
Fax+1 (978) 665 3693

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