Framingham State University

Framingham, MA

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $3,075
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
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Framingham State University (FSU)

Framingham State University is a 4-year, public university located in Framingham, MA. Students at Framingham State University can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, and certificate degree programs.

Framingham State University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Framingham State University offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Framingham State University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Framingham State University is a GI Bill approved school.  However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Framingham State University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Framingham State University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does Framingham State University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Framingham State University offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Framingham State University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, Framingham State University offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans.  

What are Framingham State University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $455 per credit hour Framingham State’s tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

What are Framingham State University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $455 per credit hour Framingham State’s online tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does Framingham State University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Framingham State University offers online degree programs. 

Is Framingham State University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Framingham State University is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Framingham State University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Framingham State University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Framingham State University a military friendly school?

Framingham State University is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a Massachusetts Yellow Ribbon School. In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is Framingham State University a MyCAA school?

Yes, Framingham State University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Framingham State University

Framingham State University (FSU) is home to a thriving community of more than 200 military-connected students from all branches of the Armed Services. The University offers nearly 40 undergraduate majors in everything from Criminology and Global Studies to Chemistry and Food Science on a picturesque New England campus 20 minutes outside Boston. 

We recognize that military connected students have a unique set of needs unlike traditional and many non-traditional college students. Shawn Aldrich, our Coordinator of Veterans & Military Services, and U.S.A.F. veteran, provides the necessary assistance to Veterans, Service Members and their families to aid in achieving their personal, professional, and academic goals. The office strives to ease the stress and anxieties that come with transitioning out of Military Service and into both the civilian and academic world.

The University is located in the thriving MetroWest coordinator surrounded by Fortune 500 Companies, innovative startups, and a robust government and non-profit sector. FSU’s Office of Career Services and Employer Relations helps students land internships and jobs with these companies prior to graduation. 

Our Veterans Services Center provides a communal space for military veterans, service members and their family members to study, socialize, relax and watch TV. It also provides information about state and federal benefits available to veterans & military connected students, and resources provided by FSU.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 11,387
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 11,387
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $ 162
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $3,075
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    NO
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    NO
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    Graduate
  • per student, per year
  • Amount
    2685.00
  • Number
  • Degree level
    Undergraduate
  • per student, per year
  • Amount
    3040.00
  • Number
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $11,387
    In State
    $16,000
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $1,675
    In State
    $7,050
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $40
    Campus
    $40
    Online
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Graduate
    $70
    Campus
    $70
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $1,000
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    4,100
    Undergraduate
    1,890
    Graduate
    184
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    32.3%
    Population
  • Female
    67.7%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    505
    SAT Math
    505
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    22
    ACT
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Shawn Aldrich

Coordinator of Veterans & Military Services

Hello, My name is Shawn Aldrich, and I’m the Coordinator of Veterans & Military Services at Framingham State University. I’m also a U.S.A.F. veteran, and Framingham State alumnus. As a veteran, husband, and father, I know the stresses associated with transitioning from military to civilian life, and understanding the various educational benefits that are available. My office, the Veterans Services office, is here to help you achieve your personal, professional, and academic goals. Please send us an email or give us a call today. We look forward to serving you. Best Regards, Shawn

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