Contact & Visit

Campus Visits Contact

Pamela McCafferty
Dean of Enrollment Management

160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420



Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Campus Recreation Center
Student Center Lounge
Campus Dining Hall
Commuter Cafe
Computer Labs

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Wachusett Mountain Ski Area
Cinema World
Fenway Park
Fitchburg Art Museum
Boston Theater District
There are many natural areas and parks nearby that provide opportunities for hiking, biking and other outdoor recreational activities.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 11:30 - 2:30
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews

Information Sessions

selected Saturdays throughout the year

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice

Contact Email Address for Visit

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Contact Admissions Office


Types of Transportation Available to Campus
City and regional taxi service, city and regional bus service, campus service to local shopping areas, commuter rail to Boston, Amtrack from Boston or Worcester. Closest airports Manchester, NH and Logan/Boston.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Directions to the College: Fitchburg State is located in a residential section of Fitchburg, the urban center of North Worcester County. It is approximately 25 miles north of Worcester, 50 miles west of Boston and 15 miles south of New Hampshire. The compact campus of 32 buildings is easily accessible by car, bus, or train from all areas of New England. By car: From within Massachusetts: Take Interstate 91, 190 or 495 to Rte. 2 to the Rte. 12 North exit (31B). Travel north on Route 12 for 2.8 miles, then turn right immediately after Enterprise Car Rental. Turn right again, on Main St., after crossing the bridge. Take the second left onto North Street (at the Dunkin' Donuts). The college is located three blocks up. Green and white Fitchburg State College signs are positioned on posts and poles about 10 feet off the ground. From New Hampshire: Take Rte. 12, 13 or 31 to Fitchburg. From Connecticut: Take either Interstate 91 or 84 to the Massachusetts Turnpike, exiting north on to Interstate 290 in Auburn. Follow 290 to Interstate 190 north to Rte. 2, and follow directions given above for Massachusetts locations. From Rhode Island: Take Rte. 146 north to Interstate 290 through Worcester exiting onto Interstate 190. Follow instructions for Massachusetts locations.

Local Accommodations
Courtyard by Marriott, Fitchburg Four Points Sheraton, Leominster Super 8, Leominster Wachusett Village Inn, Westminster


Applicants: 3,104
Acceptance Rate: 70%
Average HS GPA: 3.10



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