Framingham State University (FSC)

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Framingham State University can be found in Framingham, MA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. FSC has an enrollment of about 5,700 students.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at FSC. A score between 960 to 1130 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the FSC average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. Roughly 70% of all applicant were accepted at Framingham State University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 18% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall FSC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Framingham State University was reported as 74.2% in Fall 2020 with over 5,950 college applications submitted to Framingham State University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • FSC ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • FSC Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Framingham State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Framingham State University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Framingham State University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 64.8%
  • 2017-2018: 67.9%
  • 2018-2019: 73.3%
  • 2019-2020: 74.2%
  • Projected FSC Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 66.6%

How Does FSC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Framingham State University is thirty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wellesley College21.6%
Regis College79.3%
Babson College26.4%
Brandeis University29.9%
Lasell College83.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to FSC (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 570
Math480 - 560
Total Score960 - 1130
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 25
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