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Framingham State University Admission Requirements

Framingham, Massachusetts

Chances of getting into Framingham State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
73.3%
Admission Difficulty for Framingham State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Framingham State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #41 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,182 out of 5,706 applicants were admitted making Framingham State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Framingham State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Framingham State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
88%
SAT Scores for Framingham State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Framingham State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1050

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Framingham State University?

Framingham State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #39 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Framingham State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >82%
1045 to 1130 Avg + 73%-82%
960 to 1045 Avg - 61%-73%
875 to 960 Reach 48%-61%
Less than 875 Low <48%
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Framingham State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
5%
ACT Scores for Framingham State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Framingham State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Framingham State University?

Admission data indicates that Framingham State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #38 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Framingham State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Framingham State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >84%
20 to 23 Avg + 73%-84%
18 to 20 Avg - 64%-73%
16 to 18 Reach 54%-64%
Less than 16 Low <54%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.16
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Framingham State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Framingham State University was 3.16 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #39 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Framingham State University accepts 73% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Framingham State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Good
3.00 to 3.25 23% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 31% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

70% of Framingham State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Framingham State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 6%
Top 25% of class 28%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 6%

Admission Statistics

Framingham State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,377 2,329 5,706
Accepted 2,606 1,576 4,182
Acceptance Rate 77% 68% 73%
Enrolled 452 315 767
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 20% 18%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Framingham State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Framingham State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Framingham State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165866 IPEDS survey data for Framingham State University.

Frequently Asked Questions

88% of students submit their SAT scores to Framingham State University. 5% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

73% of those who apply are granted admission to Framingham State University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1130. 88% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 5% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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