Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Fitchburg State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.fitchburgstate.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.fitchburgstate.edu/admissions/applying/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 85.00% and the yield is 18.99%. 1,589 men and 1,825 women applied to Fitchburg State and 1,255 men and 1,661 women students were accepted. Among them, 301 men and 266 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,4141,5891,825
Admitted2,9021,2551,661
Enrolled551301266
Acceptance Rate 85.00%78.98%91.01%
Yield 18.99%23.98%16.01%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 100 students (18% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 11 students (2%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 590 and the 25th percentile is 490. The SAT Math score is 590 (75th) and 490 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 25 (75th percentile) and 18 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490590
SAT Math490590
ACT Composite1825
ACT Math1726
ACT English1524
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Fitchburg State University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,079, ACT: 61 - public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Fitchburg State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Fitchburg State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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