Pot Luck Dinners Around Campus Will be Pretty Predictable.

Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own. Fitchburg State University is ranked #1176 in ethnic diversity nationwide, with a student body composition that is similar to the national average. When available, the chart below also explores ethnic diversity among the faculty at Fitchburg State.

Good Balance for Those who Enjoy the Presence of the Opposite Sex

Will you feel more comfortable on a campus with a balanced mix of males to females? At Fitchburg State University, the male to female student ratio is far above the national average of about 40:60, with a student body that is equally balanced. It is ranked at #464 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,896 males and 2,267 females. Where available, the chart below also shows the male to female distribution among Fitchburg State's faculty.

Perfect Place to Meet People From all Walks of Life (But Who Only Walk in the Same State).

Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States, or would you prefer a regional college that primarily pulls students from within your home state? We've derived the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where matriculated undergraduates lived before they attended college. Over 90% of the students attending Fitchburg State University come from within the state, with the entire undergraduate body split among 13 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below. This places Fitchburg State's level of geographic diversity far below the national average, and gives it a nationwide geographic diversity ranking of #1264.

Is Everyone Here the Same Age as You?

Are you looking for a college where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a college where most students are about your own age? Traditionally, undergraduate students range in age from 18 to 22. At Fitchburg State University, 79% of students are in this age bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. The bar chart below shows the age distribution of the undergraduate student body at Fitchburg State.

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