Fitchburg State University

Acceptance Rate 88 %
SAT Average 1,070
Tuition & Fees $16,910
Student Population 6,728
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,516

Academic Overview

Fitchburg State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2022 tuition & fees are $10,830 for Massachusetts residents and $16,910 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,728 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 88% and the graduation rate is 58% last year.
The salary after graduation from Fitchburg State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of Fitchburg State University are $10,830 for Massachusetts residents and $16,910 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $5,742 for in-state students and $6,012 for out-of-state students.
Fitchburg State University 2022 Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Fitchburg State. The acceptance rate of Fitchburg State is 88% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 26%. The average graduation rate is 58% and the transfer-out rate is 25%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,516 and 58% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,728 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Fitchburg State University is 88 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Fitchburg State University is 58 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Fitchburg State University is 25 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Fitchburg State University is 73 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Fitchburg State University is 6,728
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Fitchburg State University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,516 at Fitchburg State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Fitchburg State offers 107 major programs through online and on-site education where 11 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate52
One but less than two years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree473
Post Bachelor's Degree130
Master's Degree336
Post Master's Degree80

Special Learning Opportunities

Fitchburg State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,732)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,490)

Veterans Benefits

Fitchburg State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges