Tuition & Fees

$11,100

$17,180

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
49%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
54%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
57%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,182
Declined + 1,524
Total Received 5,706
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Public

3,937

undergraduate students

1,628

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication Arts
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Codes

SAT 3519
ACT 1904

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Location

School Facts

Framingham State University, founded in 1839, is a public, coeducational, four-year institution. Its 77-acre campus is located in Framingham, 20 miles from Boston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,565
Established in 1839
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Framingham, MA

77-acre, suburban campus in Framingham (population: 72,032), 20 miles from Boston. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Boston. School operates transportation to campus parking lots. Public transportation serves campus.

Framingham State University
100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701-9101

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
49%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
54%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
57%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(waived if applicant takes official campus tour prior to preferred deadlines [November 15 for early admissions, February 15 for regular admissions])
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,182
Declined + 1,524
Total Received 5,706

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Shayna Eddy
Associate Dean of Admissions
P: 508 626-4500
F: 508 626-4017
admissions@framingham.edu

Financial Aid

54%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,993

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,100
Room & board $12,410
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $24,710
Average Financial Aid - $9,993
Total with Avg. Aid $14,717

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,502,963
State $3,665,263
Institutional $2,595,956
Other external $469,141
Total $13,233,323

Non-need-based

Federal
State $193,897
Institutional $266,340
Other external $143,752
Total $603,989
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 508 626-4534
F: 508 626-4598
financialaid@framingham.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Carla Minchello
Director of Financial Aid
cminchello@framingham.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, golf, non-tackle football, soccer, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Thomas M. Kelley (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Carey Eggen (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, Little East Conference, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, New England Football Conference
Mascot
Rams
School colors
black and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Sign Language/English Interpreting
Art History
Art Studio
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business/Information Technology
Chemistry
Communication Arts
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Criminology
Curriculum/Instructional Technology
Dietetics
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education Technology
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
Fashion Design/Retailing
Finance
Food Science
Food Science/Nutrition Science
Food/Nutrition
French
Geography
Global Studies
Health Care Administration
Health/Consumer Sciences
History
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human Resources Management
International Business
International Education/Teaching English as a Second Language
Liberal Arts
Literacy/Language
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Merchandising
Modern Languages
Nursing Education
Nursing Leadership
Nursing/Post-R.N.
Politics
Pre-Engineering
Psychology
Public Administration
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication Arts

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,565

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

3,937
students

Female
58%
2,278

Male
42%
1,659

29%

1,628
students

Female
79%
1,284

Male
21%
344

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

3,421
students

Female
58%
1,969

Male
42%
1,452

14%

516
students

Female
60%
309

Male
40%
207

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Countries most often represented Ecuador
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Undergraduate Admissions
508 626-4500
admissions@framingham.edu

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