100 State Street, PO Box 9101 Framingham, MA 01701-9101 508-626-4500
http://www.framingham.edu admiss@frc.mass.edu
About Framingham State College
  • Year of Foundation 1839
  • Size of Campus 73 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,772
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 66%, 34%, 5%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $970 in-state, $7,050 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,148
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 3,485
Framingham State University offers small, personalized classes to undergraduate and graduate students on a beautiful and traditional New England campus. As a public university, Framingham State prides itself on its quality academic programs, affordability, and commitment to access for all qualified students. Student success is central to the mission of the University. Many options are available for student support, including programs to help freshmen transition to the University. The University also has a well-developed honors program for exceptional students. When students are asked why they chose to attend Framingham State University, they mention its outstanding academic reputation, interesting course offerings, exciting location, sense of community spirit, and, of course, its affordable cost. The breadth of programs offered by Framingham State University reflects diverse faculty expertise. Its many undergraduate programs range from Art to Biology to Communication Arts, while graduate offerings include the MBA, MEd, and MS. The University also has undergraduate degree evening programs along with online courses.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Upsilon Alpha, Beta Beta Beta, Kappa Chi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Upsilon Omicron, Pinnacle, Sigma Delta Pi-Nu Theta Chapter, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Theta Tau
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) HILLEL, Newman, Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Amigos, International Student Club
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Sandbox Weekend, Homecoming Weekend, International Festival, Concerts, Semi-Formal Dance, Black History Month Events, Dance Club Performances
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (Logan International) (20), Providence(T.F.Green) (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Framingham (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Framingham (2)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 49%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (75%), women's dorms (25%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • 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)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Mazmanian Art Gallery; Christa McAuliffe Challenger Learning Center;Planetarium; Greenhouse; TV Studio; Early Childhood Demonstration Lab; Education Curriculum Library
  • Number Of Subscriptions 419
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Member of Minuteman Library Consortium
  • Number Of Microforms 670,850
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 204,828
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,433
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Fidelity Investments, Citizens Bank, Bank of America, TJX Companies, State Street Bank
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 982
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Boston College;WPI;Northeastern Univ.)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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