School Overview

Fitchburg State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Fitchburg State ranked 31st in Massachusetts Colleges and 13rd in Federal Region I.
It has a total enrollment of 6,728 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. Fitchburg State's acceptance rate is 85.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Fitchburg State University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
Admission Information
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Fitchburg State University is 85.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 19.00%. The application fees are $50 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate85.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

Fitchburg State's 2022 tuition & fees is $10,830 for Massachusetts residents and $16,910 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $6,012 for Massachusetts residents and $6,012 for out-of-students.
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,830$16,910
Graduate Tuition & Fees$6,012$6,012
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,728 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 3,416 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Fitchburg State has 3,815 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,913 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,728
Undergraduate Students3,815
Graduate Students2,913
Online Enrollment3,416

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs107 Programs
Number of online programs11 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Similar Colleges to Fitchburg State
Longmeadow, MA
Waltham, MA
Boston, MA
Boston, MA