Framingham State University

100 State Street, Framingham, MA 01701-9101

About Framingham State University

Framingham State University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,847
Student Age% Under 2555%
 % 25 and Over45%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time53%
 % Part-time47%
Race/Ethnicity% White65.5%
 % Black3.4%
 % Asian1.8%
 % Latino3.0%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown25.5%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFashion Design, Marketing, Merchandising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted66%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled32%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT97%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT3%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800550 / 800
 SAT Writing450 / 800540 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800550 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English21 / 3627
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math19 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$45
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$7,065
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$13,145
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid82%
 % Undergraduates with Loans70%
 % Undergraduates with Grants58%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,578
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,578
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,950
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,950
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,180

Neighborhood Data for the Framingham Area

Median Age37.5
Median Household Income$66,047
Total Population67,844
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.5% 52.5%
 Age 0-946.7%53.3%
 Age 10-1751.1%48.9%
 Age 18-2443.6%56.4%
 Age 25-2948.5%51.5%
 Age 30-3951.7%48.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White72.5%
 % Black7.7%
 % Asian7.2%
 % Latino13.6%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)3.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,578
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,578
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$970
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50018.6%25.5%6.9%
 $500 to $74916.6%5.9%0.0%
 $750 to $99944.1%22.0%9.6%
 Over $100020.7%46.6%74.1%
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