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Framingham State University
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  • 4 Year
  • FRAMINGHAM, MA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Framingham State is a public university located in Framingham, Massachusetts in the Boston Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,376 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Framingham State acceptance rate is 74%. Popular majors include Psychology, Business, and Criminology. Graduating 61% of students, Framingham State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,300.

About

100 STATE STREET
FRAMINGHAM, MA 01701
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference

Framingham State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

FSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
74%
Application Deadline
February 15
SAT Range
960-1130
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$18,937 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,408 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 39 responses
21%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 43 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 43 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    22%
  • On Campus
    75%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,376 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
481
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 32 responses
  • It is a great school with good opportunities.
    31%
  • Best bang for your buck
    22%
  • Transition to save money
    19%
  • Here because they couldn't get in elsewhere
    13%
  • Motivated
    6%
  • People love going home
    6%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
96%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 53 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 62 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Small
    55%
  • Framily
    27%
  • Helpful
    12%
  • Cheap
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
69%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 29 responses

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