Framingham State University (FSC)

Your Opinion: Is this School Hard to Get Into?
2 6
Quick Degree Finder is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

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 6,200 students.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at FSC. A score between 1420 to 1690 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 3.13 to 3.33 for accepted students. Roughly 50% of all applicant were accepted at Framingham State University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 29% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall FSC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Framingham State University was reported as 51.7% in Fall 2012 with over 5,430 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 SAT Scores: 1420 - 1690
  • FSC ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • FSC Average GPA: 3.13 - 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 FSC, 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 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Framingham State University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 64.2%
  • 2009-2010: 65.6%
  • 2010-2011: 65.5%
  • 2011-2012: 58.3%
  • 2012-2013: 51.7%
  • Projected FSC Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 58.4%

How Does FSC Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Framingham State University is seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wellesley College29.1%
Regis College72.4%
Babson College28.2%
Lasell College76.1%
Brandeis University37.0%

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
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to FSC (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 560
Math480 - 570
Writing470 - 560
Total Score1420 - 1690
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score19 - 25
To learn more about the data and calculations that power this site, please visit our data discussion page.