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
  • 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%
  • 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
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Fitchburg (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Fitchburg (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • 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
  • 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%
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 10
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 242,418
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • 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 Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,845
  • 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)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 30
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Museums N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,208
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities Robert Cormier Collection Robert Salvatore Collection
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 456,892
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 10
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books 3,424
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • 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
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town