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Framingham State University

Framingham, MA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate64%

Framingham State University Admissions

Framingham State University is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 64% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 5,117 students applied to Framingham State University and 3,288 were admitted.

If you are planning on applying to Framingham State University, the regular decision application deadline is February 15 and the fee for the application is $50.

Students who submit their applications to Framingham State University for fall should hear back from Framingham State University by February 15.

Framingham State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Framingham State University's admissions stats.

Framingham State University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 13%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 1%
Waitlist No

Framingham State University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Framingham State University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes November 15 December 15
Regular Decision Yes 2 15 February 15

Considering Applying Early to Framingham State University?

Framingham State University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Framingham State University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.

Framingham State University accepts about 92% of early action applicants and 64% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Framingham State University admitted 1,91 of the 1,186 who applied early action.

Some students apply early to increase their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of acceptance, since it is a way to show that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Framingham State University Admissions

Transferring to Framingham State University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Framingham State University

Framingham State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Framingham State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Framingham State University

What does Framingham State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

Make sure to check with Framingham State University for more information on admission factors.

Framingham State University Application Requirements

To apply to Framingham State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Framingham 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)
Other Requirements minimum of 17 college preparatory courses in specified areas
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Framingham State University?

Students admitted to Framingham State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Framingham State University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 13% of Framingham State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 1% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

More Information on Transferring to Framingham State University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Framingham State University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is March 15.

Transfer students can enroll in Framingham State University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Framingham State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Framingham State University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Framingham State University.

Does Framingham State University accept transfer credits?

✅ Framingham State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Framingham State University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Framingham State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Framingham State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Framingham State University?

❌ No, Framingham State University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Framingham State University's acceptance rate?

✅ Framingham State University's acceptance rate is 64%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Framingham State University?

❌ Framingham State University does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Framingham State University?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Framingham State University was 92% in 2021.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Framingham State University? Framingham State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Framingham State University acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Framingham State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Framingham State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.07. 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.

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

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