Fitchburg State University is on a 78-acre campus in the suburban setting of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, not far from Boston.
Fitchburg State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Fitchburg State University has fraternities and sororities.
Fitchburg State University has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Fitchburg State University include Dance Club, Fitchburg Activities Board, Greek Life and Improv Club.
Fitchburg State University students' favorite campus events are Rock the Block, Homecoming and Spring Week.
This table offers information on housing at Fitchburg State University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||33%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,732|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,050|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||67%|
Fitchburg State University offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Fitchburg State University students live off campus. In 2022, 33% of undergrads at Fitchburg State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 67% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Fitchburg State University. There are 1,732 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,349 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,050 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 33% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Fitchburg State University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Fitchburg 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 university, funding, and competition 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 Fitchburg State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
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.
Fitchburg State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Fitchburg State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Fitchburg 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.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Fitchburg State University, take Route 2 to Fitchburg, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Worcester Regional airport.
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