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Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg, MA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

About Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg State University is a public, state college in the suburb of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Fitchburg State University was founded in 1894. The college enrolls around 6,674 students per year, including 3,349 undergrads.

Fitchburg State University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not difficult to get into Fitchburg State University. In 2022, Fitchburg State University accepted 85% of applicants. Out of 3,414 applications received in 2022, 2,911 students were offered admission.

Fitchburg State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 65%

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Fitchburg State University is locatedin the town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, in the city of Boston.

If you would like to see Fitchburg State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Route 2 to Fitchburg, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Worcester Regional.

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College Info

160 Pearl Street Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697

Campus Setting: Suburban

Fitchburg State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Fitchburg State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Fitchburg State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Fitchburg State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1200


Math SAT Range

490 - 590


Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

Fitchburg State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Fitchburg State University is like? There are approximately 6,674 students enrolled at Fitchburg State University, including 3,349 undergraduate students and 3,325 graduate students. 75% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from MA and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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