Fitchburg State University

160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
Fitchburg State University (also known as Fitchburg State) is a public education institution located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

Programs available at Fitchburg State include bachelor's and master's degrees and also certificate programs in more than 36 study areas and 72 specializations. The school is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education and has specialized accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. Life experience and Advanced Placement (AP) can be used as credit towards a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (978) 345 -2151 Website: www.fitchburgstate.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 432
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 4,184
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 2,727
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 68%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 25


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 460 550
SAT Math 460 550
ACT Composite 20 24
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 3,492
Accepted 2,388
Acceptance Rate 68%
Enrolled 731

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 82% Full-time 18% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 8% Full-time 92% Part-time
Student Gender 37% Men 63% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

81% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
3% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
4% Hispanic/Latino 2% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 9% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 65% $ 5,675
Local Grant 30% $3,667
Institutional Grant 49% $ 2,064
Student Loans 71% $ 5,826

Majors & Degrees


Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Women's Studies - - - 0 -

Architecture and Related Services

Architectural Sciences and Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Technology - - 14 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 0 - 7 - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 0 - - - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 4 28 -

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 0 - - - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 0 - 7 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 4 28 -

Communication and Journalism

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia - - 2 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 19 12 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 0 - 7 - -

Computer Programming

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Programming ? Programmer) 0 - - - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 4 28 -

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 0 - - - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 0 - 7 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 4 28 -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 8 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 5 12 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 5 13 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 5 18 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 15 18 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 15 18 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Teacher Education - - - 4 -
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education - - - 4 -
General Science Teacher Education - - - 1 -
History Teacher Education - - - 2 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 2 -
History Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 6 0 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 6 1 -
English Teacher Education - - 6 1 -
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education - - 1 1 -
Art Teacher Education - - 1 7 -
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education - - 4 7 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 0 7 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - 8 79 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 10 -
Secondary School Administration - - - 1 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 12 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 203 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 8 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 5 12 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 5 13 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 5 18 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 15 18 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 15 18 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Teacher Education - - - 4 -
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education - - - 4 -
General Science Teacher Education - - - 1 -
History Teacher Education - - - 2 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 2 -
History Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 6 0 -
Biology Teacher Education - - 6 1 -
English Teacher Education - - 6 1 -
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education - - 1 1 -
Art Teacher Education - - 1 7 -
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education - - 4 7 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 0 7 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - 8 79 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - 1 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - - 29 - -
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology Technician 1 - 29 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Creative Writing - - 10 - -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 5 4 -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Housing and Human Environments

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Facilities Planning and Management - - 1 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - - 0 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 24 0 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 4 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 24 0 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 83 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 33 - -
Sport and Fitness Administration Management - - 2 - -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 0 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 26 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - 24 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 37 0 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 0 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 26 - -

Physical Sciences

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 4 - -

Social Sciences

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 2 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 2 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 11 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 11 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mental Health Counseling Counselor - - - 12 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 0 -
Mental Health Counseling Counselor - - - 12 -
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling - - - 0 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - - 7 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 0 - 117 48 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - - 6 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management 0 - 117 48 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 16 7 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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