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Framingham State University

Framingham, MA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate84%
Acceptance Rate84%

About Framingham State University

Framingham State University Overview

Framingham State University is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Framingham, Massachusetts. Framingham State University was founded in 1839 and currently enrolls around 4,495 students per year year, which includes 3,213 undergrads. Framingham State University offers housing for up to 1,972 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! February 15, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Framingham State University by February 15.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Framingham State University!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Framingham State University's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Framingham State University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Framingham State University does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Framingham State University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Framingham State University on the Student Life page.

2022 Framingham State University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 84%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 92%
Average GPA 3.1
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 92%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 13%
In-State Tuition $970
Out-of-State $7,050
Percent of Need Met 58%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $11,040

Is Framingham State University a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better look at what Framingham State University offers and if it seems like a good choice for you.

Framingham State University Acceptance Rate 2022

Framingham State University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 84% of applicants get into Framingham State University each year. Last year, 5,117 students applied to Framingham State University and 4,288 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Framingham State University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 71% of students who start at Framingham State University return the next year. Around 51% of students who started at Framingham State University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Framingham State University Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Framingham State University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. Within six months of graduating, 57% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Framingham State University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Framingham State University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Framingham State University's endowment was valued at $46.6 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Framingham State University spends about $7,207 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Framingham State University

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Framingham State University meets 58% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Framingham State University full-time are awarded $11,040 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $30,552 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Framingham State University.

Based on this information, is Framingham State University the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Framingham State University a good school for you?

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Where is Framingham State University?

Framingham State University is located in the suburban setting of Framingham, Massachusetts, in the suburbs of Boston.

If you would like to see Framingham State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Framingham, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Framingham State University and Framingham are like without leaving home.

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College Info

100 State Street, PO Box 9101 Framingham, MA 01701-9101

Campus Setting: Suburban

Framingham State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Framingham State University is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Framingham State University is Mar 15.

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

Framingham State University ACT Scores

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Framingham State University SAT Scores

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Framingham State University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$25,620

In State

$31,700

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$970
$7,050
Fees
$10,410
$10,410
Housing
$13,040
$13,040
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Student Life

Wondering what life at Framingham State University is like? There are approximately 4,495 students enrolled at Framingham State University, including 3,213 undergraduate students and 1,282 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from MA and 7% percent of students are from other states.

85%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

93%

In State

7%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,495

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,380

Out-of-State

$17,460

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 15
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