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Fitchburg State, founded in 1894, is a public, comprehensive college. Its 45-acre campus is located near downtown Fitchburg, 55 miles northwest of Boston.

Website: m.fitchburgstate.edu/default/home/index

Public
Co-ed
4,044
Undergraduate
Students
(53.1%) 2,149 Women
(46.9%) 1,895 Men
3,208
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
88% of 2,902 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.04
SAT Math
534 average
500-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
536 average
490-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,816
Out-of-state: $27,896
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,505
Out-of-state: $16,585
Room and Board
$11,261
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$9,962
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,543
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
206
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 42% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Fitchburg Population
40,383
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Falcon
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
11.0% Black/African-American
12.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
69.0% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students
0.5% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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