Paying for FSU

Tuition and Fees 2017-2018 Academic Year

 MA ResidentNon-ResidentNEBHE*
Tuition and Fees$9,920$16,000$10,405
Room and Board$12,900$12,900$12,900

Tuition and fees are based on full-time, annual enrollment. Room and board costs are based on a double occupancy room and ultimate meal plan.

Fall semester tuition eBills will be available on myFramingham in early July. Payment must be made in full or a monthly payment plan set-up by the due date (late July). Students will receive a notification through their FSU email when bills are posted.

More information about tuition and fees may be found on the Student Accounts Office page.

Financial Aid

All accepted students are encouraged to apply for financial aid by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1, 2017. Please add Framingham State University as one of your colleges; our Title IV school code is 002185.

FSU's FAFSA priority filing deadline is March 1, 2018. Students may still apply for financial aid after March 1, however, the University cannot guarantee that federal, state, or institutional funds will still be available.

Counselors in the Office of Financial Aid are available to help you with the financial aid process. Resources are available on their website, such as Financial Aid TV, which answers many questions students have during the financial aid process.


All freshman applicants are automatically reviewed for the Honors Program merit scholarship - no additional application is required. Students must meet all scholarship criteria which is based on high school GPA, SAT/ACT scores, and the demonstrated potential for superior work at the university level.

FSU's Office of Financial Aid maintains a list of scholarships for current students.

There are many outside (non-FSU) scholarships available. Explore these opportunities at and Be careful to avoid scholarship scams (you should not have to pay money to get advice or help completing applications). Consult your high school guidance counselor or our Office of Financial Aid if you have questions about the legitimacy of scholarships or financial aid programs.

NEBHE Tuition Rate

The New England Board of Higher Education's (NEBHE) Tuition Break Program enables eligible New England residents to attend Framingham State University at a discount. Students are eligible for the NEBHE tuition rate when they enroll in an approved major that is not offered by the public colleges and universities in their home-state.

American Sign Language...Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont

Business and Information Technology...Rhode Island

Communication Arts...Maine, Rhode Island

Criminology...New Hampshire

Earth Science...Rhode Island

Environmental Studies and Sustainability...Maine

Fashion Design and Retailing...Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont

Food Science...Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island

Global Studies...Maine, Rhode Island