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Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

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Framingham State University

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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Engineering 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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Child-care And Support Services Management Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
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

5,706
Applied
4,182
Accepted
3,937
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

3,377
Females Applied
2,606
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,329
Males Applied
1,576
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.01
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 Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 570
SAT Math 480 560

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
11,820
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes

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

3,937
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.06%
Black or African American 12.15%
White or Caucasian 63.33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 2.97%
Two or more races 4.31%
Other 0.68%

Gender

Male (42.14%)
Female (57.86%)

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 47%

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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Faculty

327
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 200
Part-time - 127
Male - 143
Female - 184