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Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English4 
Mathematics34
Science34
Foreign Language24
Social Studies12
History1 
Academic Electives2 
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredFebruary 15
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
ACT Writing Test PolicyWriting component required
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address100 State Street, PO Box 9101
City, State, ZipFramingham, MA  01701-9101
Phone(508) 626-4500
Fax(508) 626-4017
E-mailadmissions@framingham.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 15
Application Fee$45
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationRolling
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedNo
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineNovember 15
Early Action NotificationDecember 15
Application Form
Common ApplicationNot accepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
 
Letters of
Recommendation
 
OtherMinimum of 16 college preparatory courses in specified areas required for freshmen
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate56% of 5,400 applicants were admitted
   Women61% of 3,414 applicants were admitted
   Men48% of 1,986 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled1,222 (40%) of 3,020 admitted students enrolled
   Women792 (38%) of 2,066 admitted students enrolled
   Men430 (45%) of 954 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate28% of 788 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List 
Students Accepting Wait List Position 
Students Admitted From Wait List 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.21
3.75 and Above15%
3.50 - 3.7412%
3.25 - 3.4917%
3.00 - 3.2422%
2.50 - 2.9931%
2.00 - 2.493%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math514 average
470-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
10%
Score of 500 - 600
51%
Score of 400 - 500
37%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading507 average
460-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
11%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
42%
Score of 300 - 400
3%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing501 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
8%
Score of 500 - 600
43%
Score of 400 - 500
45%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite22 average
19-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
23%
Score of 18 - 23
72%
Score of 12 - 17
5%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 7%
Top quarter: 25%
Top half: 67%
Bottom half: 33%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.13 3.07 494 497 492 24
Low 2.00 2.35 350 350 370 23
High 4.00 3.60 610 620 650 24
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