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Framingham State College is a public school that has a large number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Framingham, Massachusetts, in a predominantly urban area. Framingham State College has a yearly student enrollment of nearly six thousand.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Framingham State College offers:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communication Technology
- Family And Consumer Sciences
Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Most students admitted to Framingham State College earn an SAT score in a range of 1400 - 1660, or an ACT score in a range of 20 - 25. 66% of those who apply are admitted to this school, of which 32% choose to attend. More information on admissions can be found at framingham.edu.
Tuition & fees at FSC vary for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs around $8,300 per year and out-of-state tuition costing $15,000 annually. Student housing is available for students and costs approximately $6,700 annually. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
The FSC "Rams" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
Students may visit the school's http://www.framingham.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the applicants Framingham State College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of accepted students, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to have a better understanding of your chances of getting into FSC.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
- High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
- Letters of Recommendation are Recommended
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
- TOEFL for ESL Students are Required
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|SAT ® Critical Reading||470 - 560|
|SAT ® Math||480 - 570|
|SAT ® Writing||470 - 560|
|SAT ® Total Score||1420 - 1690|
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||0 - 0|
|ACT ® Math||0 - 0|
|ACT ® Composite Score||19 - 25|
Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into FSC
The chances of getting into Framingham State College can be seen in the table below.
|Granted Admissions||2,807 (52%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||826 (29%)|
Framingham State College has a total student population of about 6,500, with undergraduate students making up about 69% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $45 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range estimates:
- In-State Tuition: $970-$1,200
- Nonresident Student Tuition: $7,100-$8,460
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $350-$420 per unit
- Out-of-State: $610-$730 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||84%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||61%||$4,370|
|Receiving Student Loans||75%||$6,276|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 6%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Framingham State College may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care
The overall graduation rate of Framingham State College is around 52%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||32%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||16%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dietetics Program (more info)
- * Accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (since 1971)
- Coordinated Dietetics Program (more info)
- * Accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (since 1975)
FSC is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Massachusetts State College Ath Assoc)
- Basketball (Massachusetts State College Ath Assoc)
- Field Hockey
- Football (New England Football Conference)
- Ice Hockey
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Framingham State College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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