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Tuition & Fees

$52,290

$52,290

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
51%
500-599
29%
400-499
3%
700-800
37%
600-699
52%
500-599
11%
30-36
44%
24-29
56%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,305
Declined + 4,841
Total Received 7,146
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Private (nonprofit)

2,249

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/organizations/society
  2. Government
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2261
ACT 3574

School Facts

Franklin & Marshall College, founded in 1787, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 209-acre campus is located in a residential area of Lancaster, 60 miles west of Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,249
Established in 1787
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Lancaster, PA

220-acre campus in Lancaster (population: 59,325), 30 miles from Harrisburg and 60 miles from Philadelphia. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Philadelphia; smaller airport serves Harrisburg. Public transportation serves campus.

Franklin & Marshall College
415 Harrisburg Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 20% of male students
 
5 sororities 30% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
80%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
51%
500-599
29%
400-499
3%
700-800
37%
600-699
52%
500-599
11%
30-36
44%
24-29
56%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Very Selective

32%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,305
Declined + 4,841
Total Received 7,146

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Eric Maguire
Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
P: 877 678-9111
F: 717 291-4389
admission@fandm.edu

Cost

Tuition $52,190
Room $7,760
Board $5,360
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $66,610
Average Financial Aid - $46,531
Total with Avg. Aid $20,079

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$46,531

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,948,801
State $548,956
Institutional $44,179,921
Other external $874,569
Total $47,552,247

Non-need-based

Federal $118,426
State $2,834
Institutional $484,429
Other external $1,115,282
Total $1,720,971

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference (Division III), Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (Division I)
Mascot
Diplomats
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
American Studies
Ancient Greek
Anthropology
Art
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Foundations of Behavior
Biology
Business/Organizations/Society
Chemistry
Classical Art/Archaeology
Computer Science
Dance
Economics
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Film/Media Studies
French
Geoscience
German
Government
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Latin
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Public Health
Religious Studies
Scientific/Philosophical Studies of the Mind
Sociology
Spanish
Specialized Studies
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

2,249
students

Female
52%
1,167

Male
48%
1,082

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,217
students

Female
52%
1,151

Male
48%
1,066

undergraduatePart-time

2%

32
students

Female
50%
16

Male
50%
16

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

34%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 15

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

73%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 51
Countries most often represented China
Ghana
India
Nepal
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Carly Mankus
Senior Assistant Dean of International Admission
717 358-4760
carly.mankus@fandm.edu

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