Transfer Application Requirements
Our Admissions Committee carefully reviews your application prior to rendering an admission decision. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have all required credentials forwarded to the Framingham State University Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the appropriate filing deadline. To apply and be considered for admission to FSU, please submit the following:
- Application Fee – $50
- Official College Transcripts
- Courses in Progress
- Secondary School Record
- Standardized Test Scores
- Description of Activities
- CLEP/AP Examinations
- Art Portfolio (Studio Art majors only)
Apply online using the Framingham State University Application. Applicants applying via MassTransfer and the transfer agreements should use the FSU Application and select the appropriate option on the application. If you require a paper MassTransfer Application, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
There is a $50 fee to apply – you may pay the fee at the time of application or submit a fee waiver. Transfer application fee waivers are available through NACAC or official campus visit. No application fee is required if applying via MassTransfer.
To qualify for the application fee waiver through an official campus visit, applicants must visit campus through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and apply before the preferred deadline. Applicants that tour campus or apply after the deadline will not be eligible.
The application fee is non-refundable. However, an exception may be made for applicants who paid the application fee, but met the requirements for the official campus visit waiver. Requests for a refund must be submitted in writing to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities ever attended must be submitted. If a student is enrolled elsewhere at the time of acceptance, a final official transcript for that semester must be submitted prior to the commencement of studies at Framingham State University. Applicants must disclose all colleges and universities ever attended, regardless of whether courses were finished or credit was received. Failure to disclose this information may result in denial of admission or retroactive administrative withdrawal from the University without refund or course credits. A decision will not be made by the Admissions Committee without official transcripts.
Foreign Credentials: A certified, course-by-course evaluation evaluation of foreign credentials must be provided if applicable. The evaluation must include grade and credit hour equivalents for each course. An application for a transcript/certificate evaluation may be downloaded at www.cedevaluations.com.
Military Transcripts (VALOR Act Academic Credit Evaluation Policy): In accordance with the VALOR Act, admission applicants must submit their military transcripts (as appraised by the American Council on Education (ACE)) for consideration of academic credit at the time of acceptance to determine whether the content is transferable into Framingham State University. Framingham State University reviews and evaluates the military transcript for academic credit based on the recommendations from ACE for transferability of credit in accordance with our university-wide policy.
SECONDARY SCHOOL RECORD
Submit an official, final high school transcript indicating date of graduation. Applicants that completed a high school equivalency exam must send an official score report, in addition to an official high school transcript for the period high school was attended.
STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES
Official SAT or ACT scores are required, unless: (1) the applicant graduated from high school prior to 2015 (fall 2018 applicants); (2) the applicant graduated from high school prior to 2016 (spring 2019, fall 2019 applicants); or (3) the applicant has completed 24 or more credit hours at the time of application. Scores must be sent directly from the CollegeBoard or ACT. FSU’s test codes are – SAT: 3519; ACT: 1904.
Please review FSU's Test Optional Policy Guidelines to determine if you are eligible to apply as a Test Optional Applicant.
DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITES
Applicants who have not been attending college continuously since graduation from high school or have any gaps in their educational history must submit a resumé or summary of activities which accounts for all time periods since leaving high school.
Applicants presenting CLEP (College Level Examination Program) examinations or AP (Advanced Placement) examinations for college credit must have official results forwarded directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for evaluation.
All prospective students seeking admission to the Studio Art major, regardless of concentration, are required to submit a portfolio which will be reviewed by faculty. Applicants must submit their portfolio digitally through Slideroom. To submit your portfolio, and review the portfolio requirements visit the Department of Art and Music prospective student website.