Fitchburg State University

581 reviews
  1. Fitchburg, MA
  2. 4 Year
C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    C+
Fitchburg State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
New England Football Conference
Address
160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
SAT Range
900-1110
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$12,715/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,897/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,508/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,460/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,704/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,366/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
62%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.26 responses
39%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.28 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.28 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,419Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
Report
  • Interesting
    50%
  • Normal
    42%
  • Chill
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.35 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.56 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Growing
    50%
  • Small
    40%
  • Timesink
    10%

After Fitchburg State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.15 responses

Reviews

581 reviews
  • Excellent
    45
  • Very Good
    187
  • Average
    287
  • Poor
    37
  • Terrible
    25
I love the community at school and the size of the campus.
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago
Classes are interesting, professors have difficulty staying on topic yet always friendly. Classes are usually small. Professors are all from different backgrounds which keeps things interesting from each class.
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago
There is something always happening on campus, but not many student always show up. The school has a lot of potential if more people tried to accept that FSU was a school they were happy with choosing, instead of dreaming of being somewhere else.
  • College Senior
  • 3 months ago