Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,380

$17,460

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
470
75th
560
25th
480
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,472
Declined 1,223
Total Received 5,695
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Public

4,784

undergraduate students

3,582

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,366
Established in 1839
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
470
75th
560
25th
480
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee (waived if applicant takes official campus tour prior to preferred deadlines [November 15 for early admissions, February 15 for regular admissions])
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,472
Declined 1,223
Total Received 5,695

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

60%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,586

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $970
Housing $9,020
Food $4,400
Additional fees $10,410
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $26,000
Average Financial Aid - $6,586
Total with Avg. Aid $19,414

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,694,886
State $3,034,976
Institutional $2,915,417
Other external $482,197
Total $13,127,476

Non-need-based

Federal
State $741,456
Institutional $286,355
Other external $148,439
Total $1,176,250

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, Little East Conference, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference, New England Football Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
American Sign Language (ASL). yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Care and Support Services Management. yes
Commercial Photography. yes
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Criminology. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Food Science. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management and Services, Other. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Knowledge Management. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Criminology
  3. Business

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

8,366

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

57%

4,784
students

Female
56%
2,695

Male
44%
2,089

43%

3,582
students

Female
80%
2,862

Male
20%
720

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

3,554
students

Female
56%
2,003

Male
44%
1,551

26%

1,230
students

Female
56%
692

Male
44%
538

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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
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Countries most often represented Bermuda
Canada
India
Nigeria
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors

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