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Fitchburg State University
  • Graduate School
  • FITCHBURG, MA

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Fitchburg State is a public graduate school in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,036 graduate students. Of the 29 graduate programs offered at Fitchburg State University, 6 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 88% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

About

Address
160 PEARL ST
FITCHBURG, MA 01420

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,036
Part-Time Grad Students
2,660
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    82.9%
  • Unknown
    6.2%
  • Hispanic
    3.7%
  • African American
    2.8%
  • Asian
    2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1.3%
  • Multiracial
    0.9%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Driven
    31%
  • Friendly
    25%
  • Intellectual
    19%
  • Not directly working with other students yet
    25%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 16 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    13%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    25%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    56%
  • Convienent
    6%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
88%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 16 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 16 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 16 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 16 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    75%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    19%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    6%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 16 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    6%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    19%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    13%
  • Did not graduate yet
    63%
75%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 16 responses

Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
Median Household Income
$65,963
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,115
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$262,500
National
$281,900

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