Framingham State University Rankings

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In the World#3766 of 14178
In North America#1077 of 2629
In the United States#1004 of 2528
In Massachusetts#46 of 90
In Framingham#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
74%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
3,857
Graduates
1,599
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

Framingham State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%68%79%
Applicants5,9452,3853,560
Admissions4,4141,6162,798
Freshmen enrolled full time772351421
Freshmen enrolled part time431

1,299 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

633 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
640 or 82%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Framingham State University are 960-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
24 or 3%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Framingham State University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3478 (64%)
Hispanic754 (14%)
Black or African American587 (11%)
Asian251 (5%)
Two or more races166 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown162 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander33 (0.6%)
Nonresident Alien20 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,408
Students receiving aid
93%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$970$1,680
Tuition in-state$970$1,680
Tuition out-of-state$7,050$7,050
Fee in-district$10,130$10,130
Fee in-state$10,130$10,130
Fee out-of-state$10,130$10,130

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,803
Combined charge for room and board$12,710
Room charge$8,440
Meal charge$4,270

Framingham State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Education, Other145
Psychology, General90
Business & Commerce, General80
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General4619
Criminology60
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor55
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse49
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services, Other46
Sociology46
English Language and Literature, General42
Computer and Information Sciences, General42
Biology & Biological Sciences, General35
Marketing & Marketing Management, General34
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies33
Nursing Education32
Accounting30
Apparel and Textiles, General29
Knowledge Management24
Art & Art Studies, General23
Counseling Psychology23
Dietetics & Dietitian23
History, General22
Public Administration22
Finance, General20
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other20
Early Childhood Education and Teaching132
Special Education and Teaching, General15
Elementary Education and Teaching103
Mathematics, General13
Business Administration and Management, General13
Human Resources Management and Services, Other12
Art Teacher Education12
Health & Health Care Administration & Management11
Political Science and Government, General9
Chemistry, General9
Economics, General9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General9
Mathematics Teacher Education8
Environmental Science7
Environmental Studies7
Reading Teacher Education7
Geography5
Biotechnology5
Educational & Instructional Technology5
Geology & Earth Science, General4
Biochemistry3
International & Global Studies3
Consumer Merchandising & Retailing Management3
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Commercial Photography2
Food Science1
Grand Total850444
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate61%56%63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

Publications & Citations

Publications
569
Citations
10,059

Publication count by topic

Psychology
83
Sociology
71
Biology
61
Mathematics
55
Medicine
50
Chemistry
38
Computer science
31
Political science
30
Economics
25
History
23
Business
21
Art
20
Geography
18
Philosophy
10
Engineering
8
Materials science
2
Physics
2
Environmental science
1
Geology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History884161
Philosophy108490
Political science1664286
Computer science16763,885
Sociology1726520
Business1906731
Psychology23401,377
Art28812
Mathematics3066437
Biology31601,289
Medicine3307707
Geography362149
Economics381036
Environmental science400160
Chemistry4299284
Geology44342
Materials science445887
Physics452217
Engineering514012

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902140
19912100
1992199
1993264
1994968
1995684
1996468
1997468
1998690
1999653
2000969
2001367
200211110
2003792
200421142
20057133
20069215
20073214
20088211
200915179
20109172
201119271
201231344
201326312
201443347
201534449
201648461
201744502
201838543
201939767
202032795

General info

Alternative namesFSU
Founded1839
WikipediaFramingham State University
MottoLive to the Truth
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff594
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address100 State Street
Framingham, Massachusetts, 01701-9101
United States
City population68,000
Phone5086201220
Fax+1 (508) 626 4592

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