Accreditation & Accolades

Fitchburg State strives to provide students with opportunities to grow their careers through high-quality education.

Accreditation

Fitchburg State University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
IACBE Accredited
Fitchburg State University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Fitchburg State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

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Fitchburg State University has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

Accolades

  • Ranked #13 among the "Most Affordable Colleges Offering Master's Education Online" by Digital Journal, 2020

  • Ranked among the "Best Regional Universities, North" by U.S. News & World Report, 2021

  • Ranked #3

    among "Best Colleges for the Money: Massachusetts" by College Factual, 2021

  • Ranked #19 among the "Most Affordable Online Accounting Degrees" by Education Reference Desk, 2021

  • Ranked #6

    among the "Best Online Colleges in Massachusetts" by CollegeChoice.net, 2020
  • Victory Media designated Fitchburg State a 2020-2021 Military Friendly┬« School.

  • Ranked among the "Best Education Schools" in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Grad School Rankings," 2018

  • Ranked #21

    among the "Best Value Colleges & Universities" by College Consensus, 2020

  • Ranked #62 among the "Top Performers in Social Mobility, Regional Universities North" by U.S. News & World Report, 2021

  • Ranked #29

    among the "Top Public Schools, Regional Universities North" by U.S. News & World Report, 2021

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