160 Pearl Street Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697 978-665-3144
About Fitchburg State College
  • Year of Foundation 1894
  • Size of Campus 78 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,653
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 9%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 3,987
Fitchburg State University, also called Fitchburg State, is a four-year public institution of higher learning with a compact urban campus, in the city of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States. Fitchburg State University has over 3,500 undergraduate and over 1650 graduate/continuing education students, for a total student body enrollment over 5200. The College offers postgraduate certificates, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and MBAs in more than 25 academic disciplines. The main campus, the McKay Campus School, and athletic fields comprise 79 acres (320,000 m²) in the city of Fitchburg; the biological study fields comprise 120 acres (490,000 m²) in the neighboring towns of Lancaster, Leominster, and Lunenburg.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta; Epsilon Pi Tau; Kappa Delta Pi; Lambda Pi Eta; Phi Alpha Theta; Psi Chi; Sigma Theta Tau; Sigma Tau Delta
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship; Newman Center
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union; Haitian American Cultural Club; Latin American Student Organization
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Falconfest; Homecoming; CenterStage Performing Arts Series
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Fitchburg (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Fitchburg (1)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 50%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 15%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 43%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 30%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 67%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 456,892
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,424
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 10
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 242,418
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,845
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 30
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Museums N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,208
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities Robert Cormier Collection Robert Salvatore Collection
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Worcester Polytech Institute)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town