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 Chart

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

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total3,8152,831984
Men1,7701,344426
Women2,0451,487558
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total2,9135182,395
Men867174693
Women2,0463441,702

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

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Fitchburg State University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native743
Asian1035746
Black or African American432198234
Hispanic511208303
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White2,5331,1921,341
Two or More Races1114764
Race/Ethnicity Unknown1005248
Total 3,8151,7702,045
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Fitchburg State University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native202
Asian1003367
Black or African American20377126
Hispanic17855123
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander422
White2,2026171,585
Two or More Races391029
Race/Ethnicity Unknown812160
Total 2,9138672,046

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

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at Fitchburg State University
TotalMenWomen
Total3,815 1,7702,045
Under 18119 4772
18-191,130 526604
20-211,203 574629
22-24575 299276
25-29243 107136
30-34146 5393
35-39109 4366
40-49173 64109
50-64109 5455
65 and over8 35
Total 3,815 1,7702,045
Population by Student Age at Fitchburg State University
TotalMenWomen
Total2,913 8672,046
20-2110 37
22-24361 101260
25-29742 197545
30-34526 196330
35-39372 115257
40-49589 161428
50-64308 91217
65 and over5 32
Total 2,913 8672,046

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

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total6,7283,8152,913
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes3,4169812,435
Enrolled Some in Online Classes2,7002,540160
Not Enrolled in Online Classes612294318
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)3,4169812,435
Massachusetts Residents2,6339101,723
Other State in U.S.73667669
Outside of U.S.47443
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart