Graduate Programs Overview

Fitchburg State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,012 for Massachusetts residents and $6,012 for other students in average.

It offers fifty-nine graduate programs: 34 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 14 Post-Bachelor's, 9 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFitchburg State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA
Graduate School Students3,208 students
1,402 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,012
Out-of-State$6,012
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 59 Graduate Programs
34 Master's, 9 Doctorate, 23 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Fitchburg State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Massachusetts residents, the tuition & fees are $6,012 and $6,012 for non-Massachusetts residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $334.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$3,420$3,420
Fees$2,592$2,592
Cost per Credit$334$334
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$11,490 (On-Campus) / $9,800 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,100 (On-Campus) / $2,500 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$20,802$20,802
Off-Campus Total$19,512$19,512
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$5,742$3,828$3,828$5,742$6,012
Out-of-State$5,742$3,828$3,828$5,742$6,012

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Fitchburg State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 173 major areas - 33 Master's (5 online programs), 13 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 8 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total849-1619
Men278-34
Women571-1315
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Communication and Journalism
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Communication and Journalism
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Engineering Technology

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,251 students enrolled in Fitchburg State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,208 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 831 male and 2,377 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 378 full-time and 2,830 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,402 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 172 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,208
Men Students831
Women Students2,377
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,208
Full-time Students378
Part-time Students2,830
By race/ethnicity 2,343 White, 133 Black, and 79 Asian students are attending at Fitchburg State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total3,208
American Indian /
Native American
1
Asian79
Black133
Hispanic180
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
1
White2,343
Two or more races36
Un-Known360
12 students are younger than 22 and 1,065 students are older than 65. The school has 1,092 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,036 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,208
21 & Under12
22-24305
25-29787
30-34609
35-39427
40 & Over1,065
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Fitchburg State University, 1,402 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 172 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,208
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,402
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses172
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,634
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,402
Massachusetts Resident845
Other State In U.S.439
Outside of U.S.3


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