Fitchburg State Admission RequirementsFitchburg, Massachusetts
Chances of getting into Fitchburg State University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Fitchburg State and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate ranking it #67 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,810 out of 3,234 applicants were admitted making Fitchburg State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Fitchburg State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Fitchburg State SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT74%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1000|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1150|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Fitchburg State University?
Fitchburg State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #33 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1150 and Above||Good||>92%|
|1075 to 1150||Avg +||87%-92%|
|1000 to 1075||Avg -||80%-87%|
|925 to 1000||Reach||70%-80%|
|Less than 925||Low||<70%|
Fitchburg State ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT6%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Fitchburg State?
Admission data indicates that Fitchburg State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fitchburg State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>92%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||87%-92%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||80%-87%|
|16 to 19||Reach||70%-80%|
|Less than 16||Low||<70%|
Avg. High School GPA3.1
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Fitchburg State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fitchburg State University was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #41 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Fitchburg State accepts 87% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||9%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||33%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||12%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||31%||25%|
What are the requirements for admission to Fitchburg State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165820 IPEDS survey data for Fitchburg State University.
Frequently Asked Questions
74% of students submit their SAT scores to Fitchburg State. 6% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
87% of those who apply are granted admission to Fitchburg State. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1150. 74% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.