If you are thinking about applying to Fitchburg State University, the fee for the application is $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Fitchburg State University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Fitchburg State University is aslightly difficult school to get into. Fitchburg State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Fitchburg State University accepted 88% of all applicants., around 2,638 of the 2,998 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Fitchburg State University, MIN Admissions to nursing and communications/media programs is program moderately difficult.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult. Fitchburg State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Fitchburg State University must submit the following items. Double check with Fitchburg State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Other Requirements||√||17 core courses|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Fitchburg State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Fitchburg State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||8%|
|3.50 and 3.74||12%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14%|
|3.00 and 3.24||19%|
|2.50 and 2.9||29%|
|2.00 and 2.49||11%|
|Fitchburg State University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Fitchburg State University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 65% of Fitchburg State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
The mean composite SAT score for a Fitchburg State University student is 1070.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Fitchburg State University students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Fitchburg State University students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Fitchburg State University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Fitchburg State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Fitchburg State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Fitchburg State University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Fitchburg State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Fitchburg State University?
Students who are admitted to Fitchburg State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Fitchburg State University accept transfer credits?
Fitchburg State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Fitchburg State University accepts:
DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does Fitchburg State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Fitchburg State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Fitchburg State University?
No, Fitchburg State University is test optional, so you can make the call if you want to to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..
How hard is it to get into Fitchburg State University? Fitchburg State University is a less selective institution. The Fitchburg State University acceptance rate is 88%. This means that the institution accepts 87 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Fitchburg State University is 15. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Fitchburg State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Fitchburg State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.15. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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