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Framingham State University

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

Framingham State University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Framingham State University, the regular decision application deadline is February 15 and the fee for the application costs $50.

Students who submit their applications to Framingham State University for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by February 15.

Framingham State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

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

Framingham State University 2022 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 February 15 February 15

Want to Apply 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.

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

More on Framingham State University Admissions

Transferring to Framingham State University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Framingham State University

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

What Does Framingham State University Look For in an Applicant?

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 creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

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
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work 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. Double check 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
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Other Requirements minimum of 17 college preparatory courses in specified areas
Transcript of High School Record

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 looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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.

What is a Good SAT Score for Framingham State University?

What is a Good ACT Score for Framingham State University?

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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 and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

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

❌ No, Framingham State University is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to include your test 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.

What is Framingham State University's acceptance rate?

✅ Framingham State University has an acceptance rate of 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.

Want To Learn More About Framingham State University?

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Framingham State University Admissions Requirements

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 84%. This means that the institution accepts 83 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 ACT Scores


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Framingham State University SAT Scores


Composite 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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