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Framingham State University Student Life

Framingham State University is on a 77-acre campus in a suburban setting in Framingham, Massachusetts, not far from Boston. There are many activities and organizations for Framingham State University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Framingham State University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Framingham State University has a thriving Dance Club. In fact, more students participate in Dance Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Framingham State University include Student Union Activities Board, Gatepost (student newspaper), Student Government Association and Hilltop Players (theater group).

Framingham State University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, The Sandbox Festival and Semi-Formal.

Framingham State University Housing

Framingham State University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most Framingham State University students live off campus. In 2021, 21% of undergrads at Framingham State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 79% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Framingham State University. There are 1,972 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,520 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 726 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Framingham State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Framingham State University Athletics

At Framingham State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Framingham State University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at Framingham State University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Framingham State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Framingham State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Framingham State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Framingham State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Framingham State University, take Interstate 90 to Framingham, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Logan International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Massachusetts you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Framingham State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Framingham State University Students

58%

Women

42%

Men

87%

Full Time

13%

Part Time

93%

In State

7%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

59%

17%

15%

4%

3%

1%

1%

0.12%

Undergraduate Students

3,520

Graduate Students

1,356

Non-Resident / International Students

35

Framingham State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,876

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,380

Out-of-State

$17,460

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 15
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