Framingham State Recognized as a “Best Deal on Small Colleges” in Massachusetts

Framingham State Recognized as a “Best Deal on Small Colleges” in Massachusetts

Dec 2, 2016

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The college ranking Web site Great College Deals recently ranked Framingham State University at number 11 on its list of the 20 Best Deals on Small Colleges in Massachusetts.

The site’s methodology awarded colleges points based on “affordability, tuition return on investment, student-to-faculty ratio, faculty expertise, alumni engagement, public recognition, career placement availability, and any additional distinctions that added particular value to the college’s degree offerings.”

The ranking described Framingham State as follows:

An affordable small college just west of Boston, Framingham State University is an exciting higher learning opportunity for multiple fields of interest. Among many others, FSU has undergraduate programs in biology, communications, consumer sciences, and psychology; additionally, this college offers graduate-level MBA, MEd and MS degrees for advanced study.

Great College Deals’ mission is to provide high schoolers and other prospective college students with information about top-ranked universities offering accredited degrees at competitive tuition rates.

About Framingham State University

Framingham State University was founded in 1839 as the nation’s first public university for the education of teachers. Since that time, it has evolved into a vibrant, comprehensive liberal arts institution offering small, personalized classes on a beautiful New England campus. Today, the University enrolls more than 6,000 students with 58 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences and professional fields. As a State College and University (SCU), Framingham State prides itself on quality academic programs, affordability, and commitment to access for all qualified students.