Framingham State University

Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Framingham State University is a place where inquisitive, career-focused students thrive. New ideas and discoveries are a daily occurrence on campus. Every student at FSU is an individual, and each has his or her own personal road to success. Part of our culture is to help you find the right road for you. Our goal is to give you every avenue to create your way to success.

About

History

Founded in 1839, Normal School opens in Lexington with Cyrus Peirce as principal. Model School opens in a single room.

Education

Student success is central to the mission of the University. Many options are available for student support, including programs to help freshmen transition to the University. The University also has a well-developed honors program for exceptional students.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

Services

Housing services

  • Corinne Hall Towers is a co-ed residence complex for 500 students in double occupancy rooms.
  • West Hall -  315 residents. Connected double-double bedroom units with a private bath, connected single-single bedroom units with a private bathroom.
  • Linsley Hall - coed residence hall located at the foot of Adams Road.
  • Larned Hall - coed residence hall, approximately 370 residents in doubles, triples, and quads.
  • North Hall - 410 upper-class students in four-person suites, connected doubles and singles sharing semi-private bathroom facilities.
  • Horace Mann Hall is a co-ed residence hall housing 120 students, single and multiple occupancy rooms.
  • Peirce Hall is an all-female residence hall with double and adjoining single rooms.

Library services

Henry E. Whittemore Library

ICT services

Supplemental Internet access is available to students living in the residence halls.

Medical services

The Health Center at Framingham State University provides acute and primary care services by a staff of board certified nurse practitioners. All students, regardless of insurance, can receive care at the Health Center.

Student Life

Campus life

Located just 20 miles from Boston, Framingham State is both convenient for commuter students and an appealing home for those looking to live on campus, close to all the amenities of the city.Framingham State University has a vibrant and active residential student population.Involvement in the university and residence hall community can greatly enhance the student's university experience and we provide many opportunities for students to become engaged in their community. Our staff also strives to facilitate a community environment which values diversity and fosters student learning and personal development.

Sports facilities

Athletic & Recreation Center: the $12 million facility features two full-length basketball courts, a volleyball court and seating for one thousand spectators at home volleyball and basketball games.

Student clubs

Over fifty registered clubs fill the campus with events and activities throughout the year.  Ranging from academic based clubs to social clubs, there are many opportunities for students to get involved with on campus. 

Each year clubs register through Student Involvement and Leadership Development.  The process registers the clubs through the University, and opens up many privileges to the registered club.  Access to campus space, use of various campus resources, and the ability to apply for funding through Student Government Association are just a few of the benefits of club registration.

Accreditation

  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • American Dietetic Association 
  • Commission on Accreditation/Approval for Dietetics Education
  • American Chemical Society
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Framingham, Massachusetts, United States

Other Degrees