Framingham State University: Review & Facts

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Framingham State University is a medium four-year, public school with 6,510 students enrolled. This college was established in 1839 and is one of the 3 schools located in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are offered at Framingham State University.

Framingham State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, English and Literature, Business, Psychology, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
The student retention rate at Framingham State University is fair at 74% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Framingham State University is below average: 52%.

Student to faculty ratio at Framingham State University is decent -- 16:1. Learn more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,300
Average tuition cost is low - $7,100 per academic year. The additional fees at FSU not covered by tuition are nearly $7,200; this makes it a total of $14,300 a year.

Read the details about Framingham State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
58%
According to government data, 4,909 applications were submitted and 2,861 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at FSU in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Framingham State University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Framingham State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Framingham State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,000 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - approximately $6,400 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Framingham State University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Framingham State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Framingham State University, 100 State Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701-9101, USA
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