Dean College

Franklin, MA

Dean College

Franklin, MA

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Undergrad Performing Arts

Tuition & Fees

$41,318

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,293
Declined 1,948
Total Received 6,241
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Private

1,320

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Dean College, founded in 1865, is a private, co-ed, residential college offering Baccalaureate and Associate degrees. The College is organized in 4 Academic Schools: School of Arts, School of Business, School of Dance, and School of Liberal Arts. Its 100-acre campus is located in Franklin, MA, only 30 miles from Boston and Providence, RI.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,320
Established in 1865
Coeducational Coeducational

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Suburban campus in Franklin (population 32,996); 25 miles from Boston and Providence. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Boston, MA and Providence, RI
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: T.F. Green or Logan

Dean College
99 Main Street
Franklin
02038

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Student Activities Committee
  • Residence Hall Association
  • International Student Association
  • Dean Community Outreach

Top Events

  • Spring Fling
  • Homecoming
  • Bulldog Bash
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
41%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
600-699
8%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
12%
18-23
38%
12-17
42%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.77

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,293
Declined 1,948
Total Received 6,241

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
interview
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $41,118
Room & board $17,648
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $500
Total $60,466
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Human Services, General
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Musical Theatre
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies
Psychology, General
Securities Services Administration/Management
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,320

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,320
students

Female
52%
680

Male
48%
640

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

1,184
students

Female
51%
602

Male
49%
582

11%

136
students

Female
58%
78

Male
42%
58

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 70%
Student 4 year graduation rate 42%
Student 5 year graduation rate 2%
Student 6 year graduation rate 44%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

43

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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