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Located in Framingham, Massachusetts, Framingham State University is a public institution. The location of Framingham State is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

$28,466 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
84% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Framingham State University?


Contact details for Framingham State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 State Street, Framingham, MA 01701-9101
Phone: 508-620-1220

How Do I Get Into Framingham State?

You can apply to Framingham State online at:

Admission Requirements for Framingham State

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Framingham State?

84% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
13% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 84%, Framingham State may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 79%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Average Test Scores

About 13% of students accepted to Framingham State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 605. Math scores were between 500 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Framingham State University  ( 490 to 605 )

SAT Math Scores for Framingham State University  ( 500 to 570 )
Framingham State received ACT scores from 1% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 26 and 31.

ACT Composite Scores for Framingham State University  ( 26 to 31 )

Can I Afford Framingham State University?

$28,466 Net Price
81% Take Out Loans
2.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Framingham State is $28,466. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Framingham State, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $6,879 a year. That adds up to $27,516 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Framingham State is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Framingham State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,734 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,213 undergraduate students at Framingham State, with 2,734 being full-time and 479 being part-time.


There are also 1,282 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,734 full-time undergraduates at Framingham State, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Framingham State University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 83
Black or African American 428
Hispanic or Latino 492
White 1,568
International Students 34
Other Races/Ethnicities 129

Geographic Diversity

Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Framingham State University. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 34 countries are represented at Framingham State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, China, and India.

Online Learning at Framingham State University

1,621 Took All Classes Online
2,940 Took At Least One Class Online
120.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,940 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Framingham State has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Framingham State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Framingham State University was 120.4%. This is the #234 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Framingham State regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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