Framingham State University: Review & Facts

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Framingham State University is a medium four-year, public school with 6,400 students enrolled. This college was established in 1839 and is one of the 2 schools located in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
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 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Business, Sociology and Anthropology, and Work and Family Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
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.

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.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Framingham State University is below average: 52%.

Student to faculty ratio at Framingham State University is pretty decent -- 15:1. Learn more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,900
Medium
Average tuition cost is low - $7,100 per academic year. The additional fees at FSU not covered by tuition are nearly $7,800; this makes it a total of $14,900 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
71%
Doable
According to government data, 4,803 applications were submitted and 3,401 were accepted; so it is relatively easy 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
$7,700
High
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
F
Unsafe
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 a bit high - approximately $7,700 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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