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Fall 2016 Student Enrollment

Enrollment, Fall 2016
Undergraduate: 4,337 
Graduate: 1,640
Total: 5,977

Degrees Awarded, AY2016
Bachelor's: 969
Master's: 495

New Student Enrollment, Fall 2016
Freshman: 749
Transfers: 379

Student to Faculty Ratio, Fall 2016
14:1

Day Division Faculty, Fall 2016
Full-time faculty: 176
Part-time faculty: 135

Six Year Baccalaureate Graduation Rate                                                               

Fall 10-16 = 55%

Fall 09-15 = 56%

Fall 08-14 = 51%

Fall 07-13 = 51%

Fall 06-12 = 52%

Fall to Fall First-Time, Full-Time Retention Rate:                                                  

Fall 15-16: 74%

Location:
Framingham, Massachusetts (20 miles west of Boston)

Founded:
1839

Status:
Public, four-year coeducational (undergraduate and graduate)

Campus:
143 acres, traditional New England campus

President:
Dr. F. Javier Cevallos

Accreditation:

Accreditations/Reaccreditations Successfully Completed: 8 total (6 national; 2 regional)

  • International
    • IACBE – International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education   
  • National
    • NASAD: NEW: National Association of Schools of Art and Design (Art & Music, Comm Arts, Fashion)
    • NCATE: NEW: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  •                         Transitioning to CAEP -Council of the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
    • CCNE: Reaccreditation: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • ADA: Reaccreditation: American Dietetic Association’s Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • ACS: Reaccreditation: American Chemical Society
    • NAEYC: Reaccreditation: National Association for the Education of Young Children (Fall 2016)
  • Regional
    • NEASC: Reaffirmation: New England Association for Schools and Colleges
    • Commonwealth Honors Program: Reaccreditation in 2017/2018

New Accreditations In Progress

  • IACBE: NEW, date of visit fall 2016: International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education; Self-Study to be Submitted
  • ABET: NEW, date TBD, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • ASBMB: NEW, 2016-17, American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, in plan for new stand-alone Biochemistry major. Self-study to be submitted in Fall 2016.

 

Individuals seeking additional information on accreditation or licensing should contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 508 626-4582.