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#8 Best Public Universities in Massachusetts

Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
7,199
Fitchburg State University overview
Location Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Online fitchburgstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize Suburban
Fitchburg State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Fitchburg State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,234 prospective students applied, and 2,810 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 715 enrolled in the school.  3,695 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,504 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $970 plus fees of $9,384. Fitchburg State is ranked 668 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes

Fitchburg State is rated within the lower 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Easy
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SAT 1000/1150
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.1
Applications Accepted
86.9% 
Fitchburg State University overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Massachusetts Resident Tuition
$970
In State Costs for Fitchburg State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$9,384
Room and Board $11,072
Budget for Other Expenses$2,150
Total One Year Cost$24,576
Out of State Resident Tuition
$7,050
Out of State Costs for Fitchburg State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$9,384
Room and Board $11,072
Budget for Other Expenses$2,150
Total One Year Cost$30,656

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
47% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Fitchburg State University students
Subject Percent of Class
General Studies 16%
Business 16%
Visual and Performing Arts 14%
Education 8%
Health Professions 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165820 IPEDS survey data for Fitchburg State University.