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Framingham State, a public college, was founded in 1839 as the first public Normal school in the country. Its 72-acre campus is located in Framingham, 20 miles west of Boston.

Website: www.framingham.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,937
Undergraduate
Students
(57.9%) 2,278 Women
(42.1%) 1,659 Men
1,628
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 5,706 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.01
SAT Math
480-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
480-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,284
Out-of-state: $33,364
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,100
Out-of-state: $17,180
Room and Board
$12,604
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Freshman Award
$9,900
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$30,781
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
200
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 24% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Framingham Population
68,318
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
47% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Ram
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
12.2% Black/African-American
16.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.6% White
0.7% Unknown
International Students
0.4% from 12 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
71%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
26.0%
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