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Framingham State University Admission Requirements

Framingham, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Framingham State University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
79%
Admission Difficulty for Framingham State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Framingham State University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Framingham State University is 79%.  It ranks #0 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Framingham State University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,472 out of 5,695 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 950/1130 ACT 19/25). Framingham State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.05. 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Framingham State University application fee is $50 and applications are due by Feb 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Framingham State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 88% of students submitted SAT scores and 5% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Framingham State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
950-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT 
88%
SAT Scores for Framingham State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 950
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 1040

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 860. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. Framingham State University ranks #0 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

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 >88%
1040 to 1130 Avg + 79%-88%
950 to 1040 Avg - 66%-79%
860 to 950 Reach 51%-66%
Less than 860 Low <51%
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Framingham State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
19-25 
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 19
ACT Scores for Framingham State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
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 Framingham State University?

Admission data indicates that Framingham State University 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 #0 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Framingham State University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Framingham State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
25 and Above Good >88%
22 to 25 Avg + 79%-88%
19 to 22 Avg - 66%-79%
16 to 19 Reach 51%-66%
Less than 16 Low <51%
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Framingham State University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.05
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Framingham State University?

Applicants 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 3.05 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.05 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Framingham State University accepts 79% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Framingham State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 5.04% Good
3.75 to 3.99 6.67% Good
3.50 to 3.74 10.24% Good
3.25 to 3.49 12.68% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 16.1% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 32.52% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 16.75% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Framingham State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,388 2,307 5,695
Accepted 2,778 1,694 4,472
Acceptance Rate 82% 73% 79%
Enrolled 350 265 615
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 16% 14%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
77

Applicants have 77 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Framingham State University is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Framingham State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Framingham State University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
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.

FAQs

Does Framingham State University prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Framingham State University?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to Framingham State University. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Framingham State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1130. 88% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Framingham State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 5% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.