Framingham State University (165866)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$970
2022 Average Net Price
$17,715
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.33%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
87.4%
4,526 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,111
62.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
54.6%
403 Graduates

About

Framingham State University (165866) is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Framingham State University (165866) were Other Education (175 degrees awarded), Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Instructor (72 degrees), and Nursing Education (49 degrees).

In 2022, 1,293 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Framingham State University (165866). 69.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (827 degrees), 5.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (159 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Framingham State University (165866) is $970, which is $−23,026 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Framingham State University (165866) is $970, which is $−23,026 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,715.

In 2022, 59% of undergraduate students attending Framingham State University (165866) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$970
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Framingham State University (165866) was $970. The cost of tuition at Framingham State University (165866) is $−23,026 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$17,715
2022 Value
4.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Framingham State University (165866) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,715. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Framingham State University (165866) grew by 4.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,040
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Framingham State University (165866) was of $13,040 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.929% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Framingham State University (165866) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.72% with respect to 2021, when 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.33%
2019 Default Rate
29
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Framingham State University (165866) was 2.33%, which represents 29 out of the 1246 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Framingham State University (165866) received 4,526 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 11.5% annual growth. Out of those 4,526 applicants, 3,956 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.4% acceptance rate.

There were 4,111 students enrolled at Framingham State University (165866) in 2022. 17% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Framingham State University (165866) has an overall enrollment yield of 12.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,956
Accepted Out of 4,526

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Framingham State University (165866) was 87.4% (3,956 admissions from 4,526 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 83.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 11.5%, while admissions declined by −7.74%..

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SAT Scores

17%
Submission Percentage (2022)
84
Scores Submitted (2022)

17% of enrolled first-time students at Framingham State University (165866) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Framingham State University (165866) had a total enrollment of 4,111 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Framingham State University (165866) is 2,564 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,547. This means that 62.4% of students enrolled at Framingham State University (165866) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Framingham State University (165866), both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.5% White, 18.9% Hispanic or Latino, 13.5% Black or African American, 4.35% Asian, 3.11% Two or More Races, 0.195% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.073% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Framingham State University (165866) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.4%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (49.5%), followed by White Male (16.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.79%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

62.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Framingham State University (165866) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,111 students. The full-time enrollment at Framingham State University (165866) is 2,564 and the part-time enrollment is 1,547. This means that 62.4% of students enrolled at Framingham State University (165866) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Framingham State University (165866) was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Framingham State University (165866) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,324 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    777 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    553 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Framingham State University (165866) is 56.5% White, 18.9% Hispanic or Latino, 13.5% Black or African American, 4.35% Asian, 3.11% Two or More Races, 0.195% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.073% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 119 students (2.89%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 503 more women than men received degrees from Framingham State University (165866). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Framingham State University (165866) is white (827 degrees awarded). There were 5.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (159 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Framingham State University (165866) is Other Education (175 degrees awarded), followed by Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Instructor (72 degrees) and Nursing Education (49 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Framingham State University (165866), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (47 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (103 degrees), and Education (405 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Framingham State University (165866) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,730,136 people), Secondary school teachers (515,904 people), Education administrators (327,756 people), Other managers (221,737 people), and Special education teachers (213,892 people).

The most specialized majors at Framingham State University (165866) in 2022 are Communication Technologies (47 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (103 degrees), Education (405 degrees), English (37 degrees), and Psychology (114 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Framingham State University (165866) are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Framingham State University (165866) are Communication Technologies (47 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (103 degrees), Education (405 degrees), English (37 degrees), and Psychology (114 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Framingham State University (165866) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,193,436 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (482,386 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (306,961 people), Outpatient care centers (208,987 people), and Individual & family services (192,940 people).

The most specialized majors at Framingham State University (165866) are Communication Technologies (47 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (103 degrees), Education (405 degrees), English (37 degrees), and Psychology (114 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Framingham State University (165866).
Most Common (2021)
  1. 89 degrees awarded
  2. 72 degrees awarded
  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Framingham State University (165866) was General Psychology with 89 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

395
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
898
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 395 degrees were awarded to men at Framingham State University (165866), which is 0.44 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (898).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 60 degrees were awarded to men at Framingham State University (165866) in Other Education, which is 0.458 times less than the 131 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Framingham State University (165866) in Other Education, which is 2.18 times more than the 60 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

47%
100% Completion Time
61%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 47% of students graduating from Framingham State University (165866) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (77.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Framingham State University (165866) is Female and Asian (77.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.744% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    827 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    159 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    110 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Framingham State University (165866) is white (827 degrees awarded). There were 5.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (159 degrees).

1.78% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    575 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    252 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    115 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Framingham State University (165866) is white female (575 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (252 degrees).

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Operations

Framingham State University (165866) has an endowment valued at nearly $54.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.9%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Framingham State University (165866) had a total salary expenditure of 121M. Framingham State University (165866) employs 66 Professors, 61 Associate professors and 44 Assistant professors. Most academics at Framingham State University (165866) are Female Professor (41), Male Associate professor (32), and Female Associate professor (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Framingham State University (165866) are: Management, with 97 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 67 employees, and Service with 53 employees.

Endowment

$54.7M
2022 Endowment
5.21%
decline from 2021

Framingham State University (165866) has an endowment valued at about $54.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Framingham State University (165866) declined 5.21% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.08M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$54.7M
2022 Salaries
2.24%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Framingham State University (165866) paid a median of $54.7M in salaries, which represents 45.3% of their overall expenditure ($121M) and a 2.24% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.8M
Instructional Salaries
173
Number of Employees

In 2022, Framingham State University (165866) paid a total of $15.8M to 173 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
66 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
97 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Framingham State University (165866) were Professor with 66 employees, Associate professor with 61 employees, and Assistant professor with 44 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Framingham State University (165866) were Management with 97 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 67 employees, and Service with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Framingham State University (165866) was Female Professor with 41 employees, Male Associate professor with 32 employees, and Female Associate professor with 29 employees.

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