Framingham State Recognized as a Top Regional University in the North by U.S. News & World Report

Framingham State Recognized as a Top Regional University in the North by U.S. News & World Report

Sep 18, 2023

Framingham State University has been ranked as a Top Regional University in the North Region for 2023-2024 by U.S. News & World Report, which released its annual rankings on Monday, Sept. 18.

The University jumped 13 spots in the rankings to #80 among all public and private Regional Universities for the north region, which includes all of New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. The University also qualified as a Top Regional Public University in the North Region, coming in at #28, up one spot from last year.

"Framingham State is the premier public University serving MetroWest and New England," says FSU President Nancy S. Niemi. "We welcome this recognition from U.S. News & World Report, which highlights the tremendous value FSU offers to students and families. For more than 180 years, Framingham State has welcomed anyone seeking access to an outstanding education, regardless of economic status. I encourage anyone beginning their college search to visit our beautiful campus and see what sets us apart."

FSU is located along Route 9 in the booming MetroWest economic corridor, just 20 minutes outside Boston. The University offers a wide range of exciting academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate level, including Food & Nutrition, Fashion Design & Retailing, Business, Biotechnology, American Sign Language, and much more.

U.S. News & World Report is the largest college search site in the U.S. and is widely considered the most established college ranking publication in the country.

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.