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Framingham State University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Framingham, MA

Framingham State University – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,100

Average annual cost of attendance: $18,071

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $24,973

Campus Setting: Small City

Religious Affiliation: None

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Framingham State University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $13,636

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $14,485

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $17,360

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $20,845

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $21,961


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Framingham State University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Framingham State University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 55%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 74%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $45,800

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 74%

Framingham State University Admissions

Framingham State University Acceptance Rate: 65%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 450 to 550

SAT Critical Reading: 440 to 540

SAT Writing: 430 to 530

ACT English: 17 to 24

ACT Math: 18 to 25

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Framingham State University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Framingham State University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 30%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 64%

Typical student debt: $24,973

Typical monthly loan payment: $265

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Majors at Framingham State University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Framingham State University:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 2%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 16%
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services – 8%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 3%
  • Education – 5%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 4%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 12%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 3%
  • History – 4%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 6%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 1%
  • Psychology – 10%
  • Social Sciences – 19%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 2%

For more information about the various majors at Framingham State University, visit their website.

Framingham State University Diversity


Overall Composition at Framingham State University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Framingham State University full time:  90%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Framingham State University part time:  10%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Framingham State University:  16%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 3%

Black: 11%

Hispanic: 12%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 4%

Unknown: 2%

White: 69%

Framingham State University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.8

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.5

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 14.4

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.