Graduate Program Overview

Fitchburg State University is a four-years, public school located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $6,012 for Massachusetts residents and $6,012 for out-of-state students. It offers sixty (60) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFitchburg State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA
Graduate School Students2,913 students
2,304 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$6,012
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 60 Graduate Programs
36 Master's, 24 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
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 (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Fitchburg State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 60 major areas - 36 Master's (5 online programs), 16 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 8 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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
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.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Engineering Technology

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,728 students enrolled in Fitchburg State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,913 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 867 male and 2,046 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 518 full-time and 2,395 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,304 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 261 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students867
Women Students2,046
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students518
Part-time Students2,395
By race/ethnicity 2,202 White, 203 Black, and 100 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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races39
7 students are younger than 22 and 1,092 students are older than 65. The school has 1,178 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,034 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under7
40 & Over1,092
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, 2,304 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 261 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,325
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,304
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses261
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses760
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,304
Massachusetts Resident1,599
Other State In U.S.662
Outside of U.S.43

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