Fitchburg State University

Fitchburg State University Ranking

country rank: 1109
world rank: 3208

University Overview

Fitchburg State University ranking, established in 1894, is a non-profit public state higher-education college based in the suburban setting of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (population range of 10,000-49,999). Fitchburg State University (FSU) ranking is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education college that is officially approved by the New England Commission on Higher Education. Fitchburg State University (FSU) provides a variety of classes and programmes leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 126-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education institution has an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, rendering it a least selective institution. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. FSU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, multimedia classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Fitchburg State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Fitchburg State University
Acronym FSU
Founded 1894
Motto You Fit Here
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 160 Pearl Street Fitchburg 01420-2697 Massachusetts United States
Tel +1 (978) 665 3000
Fax +1 (978) 665 3693

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 160 Pearl Street, Office of Admissions Fitchburg (978) 665 4399

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Fitchburg State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 182,928 physical volumes, 1,385 physical media, 20,823 digital/electronic medium and 165 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Fitchburg State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,732 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Massachusetts System of Public Higher Education (MSPHE) American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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