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Institution Name Number and Percent Fall Term
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Bridgewater State University # New Students 2,517 2,502 2,556 2,568 2,550
# Special Admits 102 151 199 172 189
% Special Admits 4.1% 6.0% 7.8% 6.7% 7.4%
Fitchburg State University # New Students 1,110 1,200 1,103 1,113 1,140
# Special Admits 86 84 70 91 92
% Special Admits 7.7% 7.0% 6.3% 8.2% 8.1%
Framingham State University # New Students 1,407 1,341 1,338 1,358 1,242
# Special Admits 93 103 108 157 105
% Special Admits 6.6% 7.7% 8.1% 11.6% 8.5%
Massachusetts College of Art and Design # New Students 484 498 458 390 473
# Special Admits 14 19 24 10 29
% Special Admits 2.9% 3.8% 5.2% 2.6% 6.1%
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts # New Students 456 403 516 414 457
# Special Admits 20 23 45 33 62
% Special Admits 4.4% 5.7% 8.7% 8.0% 13.6%
Massachusetts Maritime Academy # New Students 347 382 363 424 479
# Special Admits 0 0 0 0 1
% Special Admits 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Salem State University # New Students 1,965 1,892 1,915 1,885 1,915
# Special Admits 59 57 57 69 210
% Special Admits 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.7% 11.0%
Westfield State University # New Students 1,378 1,737 1,616 1,697 1,517
# Special Admits 55 80 58 104 128
% Special Admits 4.0% 4.6% 3.6% 6.1% 8.4%
Worcester State University # New Students 1,345 1,415 1,409 1,454 1,366
# Special Admits 70 50 81 56 87
% Special Admits 5.2% 3.5% 5.7% 3.9% 6.4%
State Universities # New Students 11,009 11,370 11,274 11,303 11,139
# Special Admits 499 567 642 692 903
% Special Admits 4.5% 5.0% 5.7% 6.1% 8.1%
State Universities excludes MCAD and MMA # New Students 10,178 10,490 10,453 10,489 10,187
# Special Admits 485 548 618 682 873
% Special Admits 4.8% 5.2% 5.9% 6.5% 8.6%
Page created 1/18/2017
Source: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Policy for Special Admits is 10%

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