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Fitchburg State College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $5,542 $5,992 $6,400 $6,900 7.8%
Out-of-state $11,622 $12,072 $12,480 $12,980 4.0%
Books and supplies $600 $600 $700 $800 14.3%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,486 $6,632 $7,148 $7,870 10.1%
Other $1,850 $1,850 $1,850 $1,850 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,100 $5,230 $5,230 $5,850 11.9%
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $14,478 $15,074 $16,098 $17,420 8.2%
Off Campus $13,742 $14,322 $14,830 $16,050 8.2%
Off Campus with Family $8,642 $9,092 $9,600 $10,200 6.3%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $20,558 $21,154 $22,178 $23,500 6.0%
Off Campus $19,822 $20,402 $20,910 $22,130 5.8%
Off Campus with Family $14,722 $15,172 $15,680 $16,280 3.8%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Fitchburg State College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,651 1,611 2,040
Percent admitted 64% 60% 68%
Percent admitted who enrolled 33% 37% 30%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 745 96%
ACT 81 10%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 440 550
SAT Math 460 560
SAT Writing 450 550
ACT Composite 18 23

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1953 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/21/2001 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/21/2001 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1995 -   Accredited