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Framingham State College (FSC)

100 State Street, Framingham, MA

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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 predominately 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:

  • Education
  • 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.

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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 Reading470 - 550
SAT ® Math470 - 560
SAT ® Writing460 - 550
SAT ® Total Score1400 - 1660

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English0 - 0
ACT ® Math0 - 0
ACT ® Composite Score20 - 25

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into FSC

The chances of getting into Framingham State College can be seen in the table below.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants3,458
Granted Admissions2,265 (66%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled722 (32%)

Student Enrollment

Framingham State College has a total student population of about 6,000, with undergraduate students making up about 65% 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid84%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships61%$4,370
Receiving Student Loans75%$6,276

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 4%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Framingham State College may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Framingham State College is around 52%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years32%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years4%

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)

Intercollegiate Athletics

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
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

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.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Education

Business and Marketing Studies

  • Commerce (B, M)
  • Knowledge Management (B)

Communication Technology

  • Communications Technologies and Support Services (B)

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Apparel and Textiles (B)
  • Nutrition and Wellness Studies (B)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (B)
  • Human Nutrition (M)

Social Sciences

Psychology

English Language and Literature

Liberal Arts and Sciences

History

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art Studies (B)

Health and Clinical Professions

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Computer (B)

Mathematics and Statistics

Public Administration and Social Services

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures (B)

Physical Sciences

Agriculture Operations

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