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Fitchburg State University

Women's D3 Coach: Rick Terrio
Profile
Size
7 / 10
4,163 Undergrads / 7,199 Students
Cost
4 / 10
$15,309 Net Price
Selectivity
1 / 10
87% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Massachusetts (MASCAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Midsize

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
73%
Overall Graduation Rate
61%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
37% / 61%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are scheduled in Massachusetts. The team also travels to Rhode Island. The team has previously traveled to Florida for Spring Break.

Recruit Commits
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Callie O'Leary Gloucester/?Flaggler Gloucester, MA Mid, Def
Katleyn Proverb Mashpee/?Cape Cod CC Mashpee, MA Att
Cassy Fagundes Nashoba Tech Pepperell, MA Att
Riley Hess Oakmont Ashburnham, MA Mid, Def
Julia Miele South Hadley South Hadley, MA Mid, Att
Molly O'Neil North Middlesex Townsend, MA Mid
Jillian Whalen South Hadley South Hadley, MA Mid, Def
Hailey Davis Oakmont Ashburnham, MA Mid, Def
Brianna Smith Cohasset Dorchester, MA Goal
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Molly Minton North Quincy/Bridgewater State Quincy, MA Mid
Madi Tocci Oakmont/Bridgewater State Ashburnham, MA Mid
Madison Alves Braintree Braintree, MA Att
Shayna Buchanan Westfield Westfield, MA Def
McKenna Kiley Quincy Quincy, MA Def
Madi Chevarie Oakmont Westminster, MA Att
Aly Flynn Essex Tech Salem, MA Att
Macaella Oliver Gloucester Gloucester, MA Att
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Tracy Long Georgetown Georgetown, MA Att
Nicole Kopacz Shawsheen Tech Tewksbury, MA Mid, Def
Dominque Finlay Plymouth South Plymouth, MA Att
Rebecca Fisher Dracut Dracut, MA Mid, Def
Marguerite Belcher North Quincy/?Fairfield Quincy, MA Goal
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Sarah Mallahan Dracut Dracut, MA Att
Samantha McPhee King Philip Wrentham, MA Mid, Att
Elizabeth Roush Salem Salem, MA Mid
Nicole Lee Quincy Quincy, MA Att
Emily Flathers Leominster Leominster, MA Def
Anna Gagnon-Burch Brattleboro Union Putney, VT Mid, Def
Michelle Hennessey Londonderry Londonderry, NH Mid, Att
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By Fitchburg State University Coaches
Feb 22 '19
Fitchburg, MA
 
Women's 13-18
Oct 5 '19
Fitchburg, MA
 
Women's 13-18
Location
160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, MA, 01420, Fitchburg, MA, 01420 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Springfield Massachusetts Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Barnstable/Yarmouth Massachusetts Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Portland Maine Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
Where Grads Work
  • EMC
  • Fidelity Investments
  • UMass Memorial Medical Center
  • Raytheon
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Mount Wachusett Community College
  • IBM
  • Staples
  • Lowell Public Schools
  • Fitchburg State University Graduate and Continuing Education
  • SimplexGrinnell
  • Oracle
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Hannaford Supermarkets
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Support
  • Media and Communication
  • Engineering
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
  • Community and Social Services
  • Consulting
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
440 - 550
Math
500 - 570
Total
1000 - 1200
ACT
English
20 - 24
Math
18 - 25
Composite
19 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 430 - 530 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 3,234 1,260 1,974
% Admitted 87% 84% 89%
% Admits That Enroll 25% 31% 22%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.1
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Visual & Performing Arts (12%)
    Business (12%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (11%)
    Health Professions (11%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (10%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (7%)
    Education (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Engineering Technology (3%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    Social Sciences (3%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    History (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Architecture
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $15,309

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$10,354 $16,215
    Books & Supplies$1,000 $1,000
    Cost of Living$11,072 $11,072
    Personal Expenses$2,150 $2,150
     
    Sticker Price$24,576 $29,509

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    90% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship69%$6,975
    Federal Grants47%$4,729
    Pell Grants47%$4,477
    Other Federal36%$364
    State & Local Grants62%$2,355
    Institutional Grants56%$2,013
     
    Student Loans78%$7,134
    Federal Loans76%$5,444
    Other Loans14%$9,868

    Financial aid office

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $15.1 Million $2,099

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,250.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,744 $247

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,435 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.03 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 37% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
       
       
     
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 4 3
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 3 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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