close

Search

Franklin & Marshall CollegeLogo Franklin & Marshall CollegeLogo

Tuition

$47,135

$47,135

not including room and board

More Financial Details

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,034
Declined + 3,140
Total Received 5,174
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1  :  9

teacher

students

More Student Details

Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/Organizations/Society
  2. Government
  3. Psychology
More Majors

School Facts

Franklin & Marshall, 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 2,365
Established in 1787
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
Columbia University New York, NY
New York University New York, NY
Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
University of Chicago Chicago, IL
Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
University of Rochester Rochester, NY
Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA
See All School Suggestions for You

Codes

SAT 2261
ACT 3574

Private (nonprofit)

2,365

undergraduate students

More Student Details
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
23%
600-699
53%
500-599
22%
400-499
2%
700-800
30%
600-699
58%
500-599
11%
400-499
1%
More Admissions Details

Lancaster, PA

--°F

fri sat sun mon tue
-- -- -- -- --
-- -- -- -- --
More Lancaster Details

Lancaster, PA

209-acre campus in Lancaster (population: 60,058), 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
P.O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

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

 
8 fraternities 28% of male students
 
4 sororities 34% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
23%
600-699
53%
500-599
22%
400-499
2%
700-800
30%
600-699
58%
500-599
11%
400-499
1%

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

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

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,034
Declined + 3,140
Total Received 5,174

Admissions Contact

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

Cost

Tuition $46,185
Room $7,330
Board $4,680
Additional fees $250
Books & supplies $700
Total $59,145
Average Financial Aid - $38,286
Total with Avg. Aid $20,859

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$38,286

Average financial aid

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,174,445
State $567,671
Institutional $28,835,140
Other external $754,203
Total $31,331,459

Non-need-based

Federal $287,524
State $8,650
Institutional $2,489,274
Other external $893,460
Total $3,678,908

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
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

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
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
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Undergraduate

100%

2,365
students

Female
52%
1,232

Male
48%
1,133

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

97%

2,307
students

Female
53%
1,203

Male
47%
1,104

undergraduatePart-time

3%

58
students

Female
50%
29

Male
50%
29

Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
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

36%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

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: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

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

  • Special housing

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
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

Penny Johnston
Director of International Admissions
717 291-4252
penny.johnston@fandm.edu

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Scholarship Contest

All you have to do is register.

Enter Today!

Lists & Rankings