Study at Fitchburg State CollegeFitchburg State College is a four-year, public institution located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. It was established as the State Normal School in 1894 by the Massachusetts state legislature. Fitchburg State enrolls more than 3, 500 undergraduate and 1, 650 graduate students annually. The college offers postgraduate certificates, bachelors degrees and masters degrees in more than 25 Course Topics. The main campus is spread across an area of over 70 acres.
Fitchburg State recognizes more than 60 student clubs and organizations. 'The Point' is the student-run newspaper, and WXPL is the student-run radio station. Its official mascot is the Falcon.
Profile of Fitchburg State College
Fitchburg State is found in Fitchburg, MA. Fitchburg is a medium-sized suburb. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Post-Master's certificate at Fitchburg State.
The school is known for its programs in photography and commercial art and education and teaching.
Fitchburg State Selectivity
Admission to Fitchburg State is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 550.
Fitchburg State has a tenure system for senior faculty.
Students numbered 6, 692 in 2007 at the school. A large number of students at Fitchburg State are 40 years old or older.
The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Fitchburg State offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Massachusetts State College Athletic Association and New England Football Conference.
Fitchburg State Programs and Degrees
Contact: Fitchburg State
Fitchburg State College
160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
General Phone: (978) 345-2151