Student Population at Fitchburg State
2021 Student Population
A total of 6,728 students have enrolled at Fitchburg State University - 3,815 undergraduate and 2,913 graduate.
By gender, 2,637 male and 4,091 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 3,349 full-time students and 3,379 part-time students.
The number of students at Fitchburg State University is relatively small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Massachusetts. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Bay Path University and Bentley University, its population is large (average population is 5,267).
Fitchburg State University offers online degree/certificate programs and 3,416 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 2,637 male and 4,091 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.64 to 1 and the ratio is lower (relatively less men students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 4,735 White students (70.38%) and 689 Hispanic students (10.24%) at Fitchburg State University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Fitchburg State University.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||7||4||3|
|Black or African American||432||198||234|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0||0||0|
|Two or More Races||111||47||64|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||2||0||2|
|Black or African American||203||77||126|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||4||2||2|
|Two or More Races||39||10||29|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 3,398 students whose age under twenty five and 2,345 students whose age is over thirty years old at Fitchburg State University.
Especially, 119 students are younger than eighteen and 13 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Fitchburg State University.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||8||3||5|
|65 and over||5||3||2|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Fitchburg State University, 6,116 students (90.90% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 3,416 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 2,633 students live in Massachusetts where Fitchburg State University is located in and 736 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||3,416||981||2,435|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||2,700||2,540||160|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||612||294||318|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||3,416||981||2,435|
|Other State in U.S.||736||67||669|
|Outside of U.S.||47||4||43|