|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,596 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Fitchburg State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,566 applications and 2,662 students were granted admission. Fitchburg State University is at the #73 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 9% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 95% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||890 to 1090|
|ACT||18 to 24|
Fitchburg State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,050 and in-state students paid $970.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of Fitchburg State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 38% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,243 (which is 4.3% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Fitchburg State University in 2016-2017, was 596, which is 76% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,390 (which is 1.7% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Fitchburg State University has enrolled a total of 6,763 students (3,639 students full-time and 3,124 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,763 students, 377 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 4,162 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,601 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 475 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Fitchburg State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||14%||230||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||7%||120||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||3%||48||48|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||16|
|Architecture And Related Services||1%||16|
|Visual And Performing Arts||1%||14|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||0%||8|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Fitchburg State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Fitchburg State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,900. Last year, out of the total 1,294 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,216 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,204 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,108 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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