2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 3,414 students have applied and 2,902 students have allowed to admit to Fitchburg State University (Acceptance rate: 85.00%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 18.99 % where 551 students have finally enrolled out of 2,902 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Massachusetts. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Bay Path University and Bentley University, its acceptance rate is slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 75.44%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Massachusetts. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 18.33%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to Fitchburg State University

Admissionwww.fitchburgstate.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.fitchburgstate.edu/admissions/applying/
Financial Aidwww.fitchburgstate.edu/finaid
Veterans Tuitionwww.fitchburgstate.edu/offices-services-directory/veteran-services/
Athleticwww.fitchburgstate.edu/uploads/files/Institutional_Research/Student_Right_to_Know_Graduation_Rate_Disclosure_Fitchburg_2014.pdf
Disability Servicewww.fitchburgstate.edu/offices-services-directory/disability-services/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,080 and the average ACT score is 22 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Fitchburg State University is average than the schools (average score is 1,212). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Fitchburg State University1,08022
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,18527
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Public, 4-Years Colleges1,11267
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in Massachusetts1,11271

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Fitchburg State University, 100 students submitted SAT scores (18% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,080 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Massachusetts. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490590
Mathematics490590
Total9801,180
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Fitchburg State University, 11 students submitted ACT scores (2% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 22 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Massachusetts. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite1825
English1524
Mathematics1726

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Fitchburg State University. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Recommendations and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Fitchburg State University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended