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 Framingham State University

Framingham State University - Framingham, MA

100 State Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701-9101

General information:(508)620-1220
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:City: Small
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:6,415(4,321 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:16 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $6,540 $7,065 $7,580 -7%
Out-of-state $12,620 $13,145 $13,660 -4%
Books and supplies $900 $1,000 $1,000 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,148 $8,578 $9,520 -10%
Other $3,350 $2,950 $2,950 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,148 $8,578 $9,520 -11%
Other $3,350 $2,950 $2,950 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $6,400 $6,180 $6,400 -3%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $18,938 $19,593 $21,050 -10%
Off Campus $18,938 $19,593 $21,050 -10%
Off Campus with Family $13,840 $14,245 $14,980 0%
Out-of-state
On Campus $25,018 $25,673 $27,130 -7%
Off Campus $25,018 $25,673 $27,130 -7%
Off Campus with Family $19,920 $20,325 $21,060 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $970
In-state fees $6,610
Out-of-state tuition $7,050
Out-of-state fees $6,610
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $1,675
In-state fee $6,610
Out-of-state tuition $7,050
Out-of-state fees $6,610
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 607 84% --
Grant or scholarship aid 442 61% $1,931,512 $4,370
Federal grants 202 28% $964,816 $4,776
Pell grants 202 28% $821,041 $4,065
Other federal grants 175 24% $143,775 $822
State/local government grant or scholarships 382 53% $634,285 $1,660
Institutional grants or scholarships 273 38% $332,411 $1,218
Student loan aid 543 75% $3,407,745 $6,276
Federal student loans 535 74% $3,141,786 $5,872
Other student loans 31 4% $265,959 $8,579
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,766 46% $7,901,205 $4,474
Pell grants 967 25% $3,690,106 $3,816
Federal student loans 2,152 56% $14,104,419 $6,554

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $13,499 $14,416 $14,654
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $8,944 $9,728 $10,262
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,076 $10,996 $11,147
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,502 $14,523 $15,123
$75,001 - $110,000 $16,039 $17,367 $17,459
$110,001 and more $16,577 $18,062 $18,136

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 6,415
Undergraduate enrollment 4,321
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 432
Graduate enrollment 2,094
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$45

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,458 1,251 2,207
Percent admitted 66% 59% 69%
Percent admitted who enrolled 59% 19% 22%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 686 95%
ACT 36 5%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 470 550
SAT Math 470 560
SAT Writing 460 550
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 64 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division III (with football)MenWomen
Baseball 29-
Basketball 1715
Field Hockey -18
Football 72-
Ice Hockey 34-
Lacrosse -15
Soccer 2526
Softball -12
Track and Field, X-Country 813
Volleyball -13

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education06/02/2008 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education09/01/2006 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education12/01/1950 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

03/01/1971 Accredited
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics

01/01/1975 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

10/01/1990 - 12/31/2010Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession121
Drug law violations21 1
Liquor law violations222
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 120
Drug law violations 111
Liquor law violations 021
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 642
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 001
Burglary 859
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 142
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 001
Burglary 659
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate7.1%
Number in default56
Number in repayment784

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00218500

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Postbaccalaureate certificate
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Food Science2--
Category total2--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General15--
Category total15--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Business/Commerce, General10715-
Knowledge Management11--
Category total11815-
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other1--
Category total80--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General20--
Category total20--
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education-4-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-4-
Education, Other-22552
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-32-
Elementary Education and Teaching115-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-4-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching3--
Mathematics Teacher Education-3-
Reading Teacher Education-22-
Social Science Teacher Education-8-
Spanish Language Teacher Education-3-
Special Education and Teaching, General-28-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other-15-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-12-
Category total4637552
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General4--
Category total51--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Apparel and Textiles, General2--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General6--
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General33--
Human Nutrition-1-
Category total1031-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General2--
Category total8--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Dietetics/Dietitian-9-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-5-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse26--
Category total2614-
History Colleges
History, General2--
Category total36--
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies28--
Category total64--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General20--
Category total20--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General6--
Category total6--
Psychology Colleges
Counseling Psychology-14-
Psychology, General5--
Category total5814-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Human Services, General-17-
Public Administration-11-
Category total-28-
Social Sciences Colleges
Criminology1--
Economics, General10--
Geography4--
Political Science and Government, General6--
Sociology1--
Category total100--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General1--
Category total30--
Grand total5444752