A mid-sized public college in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Fitchburg State University offers solid academic and professional degrees and a culturally lively campus life for college-bound students from New England and beyond.
With fewer than 8,000 students, Fitchburg is just large enough to provide academic options. Undergraduates may choose from professional degrees or academic arts and science programs such as:
Master’s degrees are also available in Counseling, English, Education and several other fields.
College life also presents enough options to make for an interesting and eclectic student life experience. Student theatre performances, musical ensembles and an art gallery are some of the cultural arts activities. There are also student publications, academic lectures and student clubs.
Admission requirements for undergraduate students include school transcripts, an essay of intent, recommendation letters from former teachers and SAT or ACT scores. In addition to academic performance, extracurricular activities are considered in the admissions process.
Financial aid is awarded to eligiblee students through grants, loans, work-study and scholarships. Grants, certain types of loans and work-study are based on financial need while most scholarships are based on academic performance. Those who wish to be considered for financial aid must fill out a FAFSA.
Quick Facts about Fitchburg State University
Small Town Setting
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
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- Freshman Class
- Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
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Students State Origin
- New Hampshire
- Rhode Island
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