4,126
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,800
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
68
68%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Framingham State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Framingham, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 100 State Street
PO Box 9101
Framingham, MA  01701-9101
United States
Contact Ms. Shayna Eddy
Associate Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@framingham.edu
Phone: 508-626-4500
Fax: 508-626-4017

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Sign Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,039
Applied
4,113
Accepted
4,126
Enrolled
68%
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Female Admissions

3,533
Females Applied
2,549
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,506
Males Applied
1,564
Males Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.04
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: Minimum of 16 college preparatory courses in specified areas

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

970
In-state
7,050
Out-of-state
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Fees

9,365
Full-time student fees
12,306
Room & board
8,416
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,800
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,900
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,150
Avg. Loan Aid
2,100
Avg. Grant Aid
4,600
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
35%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,126
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.86%
Black or African American 11.12%
White or Caucasian 64.69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 3.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 3.93%
Other 2.59%

Gender

Male (40.86%)
Female (59.14%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 46%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, The Sandbox Festival and Semi-Formal

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Dance Club, Student Union Activities Board, Gatepost (student newspaper), Student Government Association and Hilltop Players (theater group)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

330
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 198
Part-time - 132
Male - 137
Female - 193