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Find your passion & prepare for your future

Through a personalized approach and small classes, our dedicated faculty will provide support and encouragement along with endless opportunities in and outside of the classroom.


We also offer a variety of online and graduate programs.

Not sure where to start? Visit Fitchburg State to explore campus and learn more about everything we have to offer.

Need a little extra help and time to figure out exactly what you want to major in? Explore your options, assess your interests, values and skills. We’ll help you figure out the major and career path that’s right for you.

Help When You
Need It

Get the insight, support, and guidance you need to stay on track to earn your degree.

At Fitchburg State, you’ll have access to one-on-one advising, workshops and seminars to ensure you achieve academic success. We also offer a variety of unique support options for first-generation and low-income students, as well as students with disabilities. Services offered include academic, financial, career, and graduate school counseling, as well as peer mentoring, and studying and learning strategies.

Academic Support

"I was able to get involved in my major right away. I know the foundation I’m being given will prepare me to succeed in my future courses, internship, and career."

- Jackie Humphrey '16

Film and Video major

Stand Out

Shape your experience at Fitchburg to build the life and career that’s right for you.

Fitchburg State offers undergraduate programs with an emphasis on career-orientated learning that is firmly grounded in the liberal arts, as well as selected majors in the traditional arts and sciences. The university features small class sizes, hands-on professional education, and an accessible faculty dedicated to teaching.

Do you have questions about a program? Contact an advisor

"Fitchburg State propelled me into an organized and professional state of mind that I now use to my advantage."

- Ben DeTour '13

Interned and hired at National Geographic

Secure Your Career

You won’t have to wait until you graduate to get valuable, hands-on experience.

Our students have interned with more than 600 top businesses and nonprofit organizations. We encourage all students to take part in our internship programs to:

  • put what you learn in the classroom to practice
  • gain practical experience and marketable skills
  • develop a professional network

Internship Program

"You learn about the people, their history, their values and in the end you come home a completely different person. One that is better for taking the leap to study abroad"

- Tava Hoag '16

English/Professional Writing

See the World

Acquire a global perspective.

Our Office of International Education provides you with the guidance and support you need to have an amazing, incredible and rewarding study abroad experience.

Expand your horizons and study around the world: China, France, Australia, England, Ireland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand —and many more! Travel for a few weeks, a semester or full year.

Study Abroad Program

The Undergraduate Research Conference is a great way to be recognized for your accomplishments in your field of study.

Even More Ways to Excel

Challenge yourself with an honors curriculum or showcase your academic achievements for your peers.

Our honors program challenges you with unique and innovative curriculum in courses with other honors students, while any students are free to submit an abstract to showcase their specific research achievements and findings during our annual undergraduate research conference.

Imagine Your Future

Join more than 43,000 successful Fitchburg State University alumni at over 6,000 companies across New England and around the world.

“It was more than just a place to learn, play sports and make friends, for me it was home. I take so much pride in saying I went to Fitchburg State.”

Denard Mondesir ’09
Technology Consultant
“I came to Fitchburg State University for the affordability and the added benefits of being close to home so I could work. I am grateful that Fitchburg State provided me a world class education and offered the chance to advance myself through education to discover my potential.”

Christopher Seidlich ‘07
Vice President, Bank Investment Officer
Rollstone Bank & Trust
“I still see myself applying what I’ve learned at Fitchburg State each day in my professional career, and because of that, I have been able to succeed and excel in my current position.”

Lauren McDonald ‘10
Marketing Manager