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Fitchburg State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,690 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$970 tuition
$8,805 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$8,015 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$24,770 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,050 tuition
$8,805 on campus room & board
$900 books and supplies
$8,015 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,046 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
38% get federal aid ($4,334 avg)
56% get state aid ($2,661 avg)
46% get institn'l aid ($2,046 avg)
78% get loans ($6,244 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.84% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.77% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,956 68%
Federal Grant Aid $4,334 38%
Pell Grants $4,117 38%
Other Federal Grants $278 29%
Institution Grant Aid $2,046 46%
State Grant Aid $2,661 56%
Student Loans $6,244 78%
Federal Loans $5,543 78%
Other Loans $5,719 10%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Fitchburg State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
(978) 345-2151
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $375
Out of State $628


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Carlos from Worcester, MA
  • Jun-29-2015 I am a current student here

    with $20,000 a year you could live a very comfortable life here and that is very cheap if you see what other colleges offer.

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  • 5
  • Sean from Hingham, MA
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Film schools are normally expensive but Fitchburg is extremely cheap. It also is a strong program that is very hands on.

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  • 5
  • Harrison from Westerly, RI
  • Dec-12-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I'm paying in state tuition for an out of state school (this applies for comm media, and a few science programs only). This was a huge factor in me going here. Its very affordable.

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  • 5
  • JULIA from Yarmouth Port, MA
  • Mar-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Why spend upwards of $50,000 at a private university to obtain the same degree in nursing as you would from an expensive private school?

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