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Strategic Planning, Assessment, and Accreditation

Fitchburg State University is accredited by:

The New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly known as the New England Association of Schools and Colleges)

3 Burlington Woods Dr, Suite #100
Burlington, MA
Phone: 781.425.7785
Fax: 781.425.1001

NEASC Interim Fifth Year Report
NECHE Standards for Accreditation


The Office of Institutional Research and Planning supports the University in planning, goal setting, assessment, institutional research and reporting, and student success initiatives.

The Director of Assessment works with academic and administrative departments to help develop and implement collection, analysis, and internal and external reporting of data related to each department's unique student learning and/or student service objectives.

Strategic Plan

The university strategic plan is focused on increasing student success in all divisions and providing long-term financial support to help the institution thrive.