Visit to find your home away from home

Our fall 2023 applications are open! You can apply by using our Fitchburg State Application which is free, or you can apply to us using the Common Application (application fee required).

Latinx/a/o Heritage Month

Our annual celebration of the contributions and influence of the Latinx/a/o community to our history and culture is observed with a series of entertaining and informative events September 15 - October 15.

Take a Virtual Campus Tour

Take our virtual campus tour to get a sense of what life here at Fitchburg State is all about.

Tell us your story

If you have a story about how Fitchburg State has made a difference, whether you're a student, faculty member, staff, or alumni, we want to hear from you!

All Visit Options

Visiting campus is an important part of the admissions process and we want to show you what makes us special. We currently offer both virtual and on campus visit opportunities.

Academic Schools

School of Arts and Sciences

Our foundation in the liberal arts helps you achieve the greatest potential in programs like our Political Science, Professional Writing, Game Design, 4+1 in Criminal Justice, or Interdisciplinary Studies where you can design your own major to meet your specific interests and career goals.
Read more about: School of Arts and Sciences

School of Business

We have graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate programs in Accounting, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship  available both in-person and 100% online to meet your needs and schedule. 
Read more about: School of Business

School of Education

We are proud of our historic mission as a “teachers” university, within the context of a liberal arts university. We offer a variety of specialized teacher education area programs including Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Middle School Education, Special Education and Educational Studies.
Read more about: School of Education

School of Health and Natural Sciences

From the Antonucci Science Center, Exercise Science labs, the Landry Arena and new laboratories for psychological studies at the McKay School, you will engage in integrative, hands-on and applied learning that prepares you to be scientifically educated individuals for future careers in healthcare, public service, as classroom teachers, fitness professionals or in industry.
Read more about: School of Health and Natural Sciences

School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education

We offer graduate degrees and certificates as well as 4+1 programs, online learning, and undergraduate degree completion programs. We're dedicated to helping you achieve your goal of an advanced education.
Read more about: School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in Best Colleges 2022-2023 for Top Public Schools (Regional Universities North and Public), Social Mobility (Regional Universities North), Best Value, and Best Undergraduate Nursing.

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COVID News and Resources

See the latest updates of our institutional response to the COVID-19 pandemic

You fit here

Nobody goes it alone when you're here. Fitchburg State offers a rich landscape of support inside and outside the classroom.
Students eating ice cream in front of Hammond with Russell Towers in background
Portrait of alumnus Michael Kushmerek 08 13
Portrait of alumnus Michael Kushmerek 08 13

A Fitchburg State education has opened every door that was presented to me.

Opening Doors
State Rep. Michael Kushmerek ‘08, ‘13 found ‘the perfect fit’ at Fitchburg State