Financial Aid and Scholarships

$40 Million

in financial aid awarded to our students every year

90%

of students qualify for and receive financial aid

Scholarships

available to freshman and transfer students

Quality, affordable education

The purpose of financial aid is to assist those students who would be unable to attend college without financial assistance. Fitchburg State University is committed to helping motivated students find the resources they need to reach their educational goals and realize their dreams. Learn more about Financing Your Education (.pdf). You may qualify to lock in the cost of your associate and bachelor’s degrees at $30k. Find out more about our 30k Commitment.

Cost to Attend 2017/2018

Total Direct Costs

Massachusetts Resident
On Campus Student *$20,713 per year
Commuter Student
$10,173 per year
Out-of-State Resident
On Campus Student *$26,793 per year
Commuter Student
$16,253 per year
New England Regional Student Program**
On Campus Student *$21,198 per year
Commuter Student
$10,658 per year

Other Indirect Costs

Books $1000 per year (estimate)
Transportation*** $350 - $1,000 per year
Personal Expenses $1,500 per year
Student Health Insurance $2,511 (if not currently covered)

Estimates are based on the schedule of fees available at the time of publication. All costs are subject to change.

* On Campus charges are dependent on housing assignment and meal plan selection.

** The New England Regional Student Program is for students whose home state public institutions do not offer their intended majors. View eligible programs, or visit the Financial Aid Office for more information.

*** Varies whether commuting or resident student.

The Financial Aid office is here to support you. Contact Financial Aid for more information.