Financial Aid

Let's face it, you're about to make a significant investment in your future. Even though FSU is one of the most affordable colleges around - especially considering the quality and quantity of our programs - you might need a little extra help bridging the gap between your budget and your need.

We've assembled a video below to answer basic questions about your financial aid options here, including information about grantswork studyloans, and FSU's institutional scholarships.

If you would like to calculate an estimate of what your net costs would be to attend Framingham State please use our Net Price Calculator.

The electronic version of our financial aid brochure for the 2022-2023 academic year is now available.

Federal Student Loan Debt Relief

The application to apply for Federal Student Loan Debt Relief is now available at studentaid.gov. Applications should be submitted no later than Dec. 31, 2023.

Massachusetts Public College and University Emergency Fund Pilot Program

The Emergency Fund Pilot program is designed to provide financial assistance to students for unexpected or untimely expenses. Expenses covered under this program may include the following: room and board (rent, food, housing supplies), books and supplies (computer or laptop, Wi-Fi), childcare (daycare, diapers, clothing), healthcare (insurance, dental, emergency and mental health services), transportation (automotive expenses, bus, commuter rail). Other expenses related to extenuating family circumstances that may be hindering your educational experience may be considered.

In order to be considered for this funding you must meet the following criteria.

  • A legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the start of the academic year, according to the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)
  • A United States citizen or a non-citizen eligible under Federal Title IV regulations
  • Currently enrolled as a full or part-time undergraduate student in a degree program (as of Fall 2022, and has not earned a previous bachelor’s degree)
  • Have a current 2022-2023 FAFSA on file
  • Be Pell eligible
  • Currently making SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) or granted an appeal
  • Must have unmet financial need with respect to the total Cost of Attendance (COA)
  • Priority in awarding funds will be given to students that are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant

For more information and to apply for this funding please email the Financial Aid Office (financialaid@framingam.edu). Please note that this funding is limited, and that in order to be considered you need to apply by April 15th. Please note that if you receive this grant and owe a balance to the University, the funds will be applied to any balance due before being refunded to you.

 

Completion Grant Pilot Program

The Completion Grant Pilot (CGP) is designed to increase the graduation and success rate of students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program. This program provides grant assistance to students who demonstrate financial need to assist with their overall cost of attendance (COA), with emphasis on tuition, fees, and books.

In order to be considered for this funding you must meet the following criteria.

  • A legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the start of the academic year, according to the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)
  • A United States citizen or a non-citizen eligible under Federal Title IV regulations
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program and has earned a minimum of 23 credits, towards a first bachelor’s degree
  • Have a current 2022-2023 FAFSA on file
  • Be Pell eligible
  • Currently making SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) or granted an appeal
  • Must have unmet financial need with respect to the total Cost of Attendance (COA).

For more information and to apply for this funding please email the Financial Aid Office (financialaid@framingam.edu). Please note that this funding is limited, and that in order to be considered you need to apply by April 15th. Please note that if you receive this grant and owe a balance to the University, the funds will be applied to any balance due before being refunded to you.