Fitchburg State University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Fitchburg State University is 16:1, and the school has 40.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Fitchburg State University include: Business Administration, Management and Operations; Film/Video and Photographic Arts; Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General; Education, General; and Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration, Management and Operations 14%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 12%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 10%
Education, General 9%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 9%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 76%
4-year graduation rate 24%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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