Tuition & Fees

$10,890

$23,050

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
51%
400-499
32%
300-399
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
52%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
71%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,021
Declined + 2,183
Total Received 6,204
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Public

4,126

undergraduate students

1,565

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 5,691
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)

Framingham, MA

77-acre, suburban campus in Framingham (population: 68,318), 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
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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
14%
500-599
51%
400-499
32%
300-399
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
52%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
35%
300-399
6%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
71%
12-17
9%

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 February 15 (priority deadline)
May 1
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 Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,021
Declined + 2,183
Total Received 6,204

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
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

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,800

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,890
Room & board $11,820
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $23,710
Average Financial Aid - $9,800
Total with Avg. Aid $13,910

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,844,590
State $2,205,981
Institutional $2,394,817
Other external $298,451
Total $10,743,839

Non-need-based

Federal
State $34,614
Institutional $439,804
Other external $97,864
Total $572,282
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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
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
Human Nutrition/Educational/Media Technology
Human Resources Management
International Education/Teaching English as a Second Language
Liberal Arts
Literacy/Language
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Modern Languages
Nursing Education
Nursing Leadership
Nursing/Post-R.N.
Politics
Pre-Engineering
Psychology
Public Administration
Sociology
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
  • 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

5,691

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

4,126
students

Female
59%
2,440

Male
41%
1,686

27%

1,565
students

Female
80%
1,246

Male
20%
319

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

3,558
students

Female
59%
2,087

Male
41%
1,471

14%

568
students

Female
63%
353

Male
37%
215

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

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
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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