FITCHBURG STATE UNIVERSITY, FITCHBURG, MASSACHUSETTS - ADMISSION

Fitchburg, MassachusettsLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1894Established Year
  7075Enrollment

Fitchburg State University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Shishant Kumar

Fitchburg State University admissions are not too competitive as is evident from their acceptance rate of 87%. In the 2018-19 academic year, the university accepted 2,813 applicants out of 3,234, out of which 703 decided to enroll.

  • The undergraduate and graduate applicants can apply through the online application portal of the university.
  • Applications for international UG admissions begin in March for Fall and in October for Spring session.
  • Deadlines and admission requirements vary for each Graduate program.
  • Applicants are recommended to apply in priority deadlines for considerations into major programs.

Highlights

Application Portal Online Portal 
Application Fee (non-refundable) 50 USD 
Acceptance Rate 87% 
Average SAT score rangeReading & Writing 440-550
Math 450-540
Average ACT score range18-24
Academic Calendar Semester-based 
Intake SeasonFall spring 
Work Experience Required for Business Programs 
Financial Aids Scholarships Loans Grants Work Study

Fitchburg State University Admissions Deadlines

Fitchburg State University admissions accept applications for Fall and Spring sessions. The application submission deadlines for international students are tabulated below:

CoursesDeadlines
Undergraduate
PriorityMarch 1 (Fall)
November 1 (Spring)
RegularRolling basis throughout the Year 
GraduateRolling Basis throughout the year

Fitchburg State University International Admission

There are a few additional requirements for international students that must be taken care of before applying to Fitchburg State University. Important highlights are as follows:

Admission Requirements for International Students

International students must ensure that they submit the following documents before applying:

  • English Language Proficiency Test scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Official and certified copies of translated transcripts.
  • Statement of purpose/essays
  • Prescription and statements about any major medical conditions.
  • Letter ofSponsorship.
  • Health insurance policies, if applicable.
  • International drivinglicense.
  • A copy of the passport.
  • I-20 request form.

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

All international undergraduate students need to provide proof of English proficiency by achieving at least one of the following:

TestScores
TOEFL-iBT 79
TOEFL-PBT550
TOEFL-CBT213
IELTS6.5

Visa Process for International Students

  • The international applicant will be issued Form I-20 by the university.
  • Applicants have to provide the following documents to receive the Form I-20:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support
    • Bank statement
  • DS-156 Nonimmigrant visa application form.
  • Valid passport
  • Letter of admission from Concordia University Nebraska.
  • One or more passport photographs.
  • Completed visa application form obtained from the consultant.
  • Complete the I-20 and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 or J-1 visa. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview.

Fitchburg State University Undergraduate Admissions

Fitchburg State University offersnumerous programs to students. There is an application fee of 50 USD required for admission application. Applicants can apply through online mode.

Where to apply: Fitchburg State University Official portal.

Application Fee: 50 USD

Admission Requirement:

  • Essay
  • Official High school transcript.
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • Interview (if applicable).
  • Resume (if applicable).
  • Official SAT or ACT score reports.
  • Minimum of GPA score of 2.5.

Fitchburg State University Graduate Admission

University of Evansville Admission offers numerous graduate programs to all the applicants. While the specific requirements may vary for each program, the general admission requirements remain the same.

Where to apply: Fitchburg State University Online portal.

Admission Fee: 50 USD

English Proficiency Test required:

  • TOEFL-iBT
  • TOEFL-CBT
  • TOEFL-PBT
  • IELTS
CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic Requirements
Master of Business AdministrationRolling Basis throughout the yearUndergraduate Degree, GPA – 2.8, Professional Resume, Official transcript of graduate level coursework, Work experience & letter of recommendation (if GPA less than 2.8)
Master of Arts (English)Rolling Basis throughout the yearBachelor’s degree, 3 letters of recommendation, Official transcript of graduate level coursework, GPA – 2.7
Master of Science (Computer Science)Rolling Basis throughout the yearBachelor’s degree, 3 letters of recommendation, Official transcript of graduate level coursework, GPA – 3.0
Master of Science (Counseling)Rolling Basis throughout the yearBachelor’s degree, 3 letters of recommendation, Official transcript of graduate level coursework, GPA – 2.6, Personal Statement, Undergraduate prerequisites (Development psychology)

Admission decisions are communicated in mid April for the fall term. The admission decision for regular admissions into the Spring semester is declared at the mid of December. Overall, the acceptance at Fitchburg State University has been high for 2018 admissions.

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