Franklin College

Franklin, IN

Franklin College, founded in 1834, is a private, residential, liberal arts institution. Its 207-acre campus is located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis.

Tuition & Fees

$33,954

$33,954

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
24%
500-599
49%
400-499
26%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
59%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
49%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
18%
18-23
37%
12-17
30%
6-11
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
37%
12-17
26%
30-36
6%
24-29
28%
18-23
47%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,516
Declined + 349
Total Received 1,865
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Private (nonprofit)

922

undergraduate students

34

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Public Relations
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 1228
ACT 1194

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School Facts

Franklin College, founded in 1834, is a private, residential, liberal arts institution. Its 207-acre campus is located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 956
Established in 1834
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Franklin, IN

207-acre campus in Franklin (population: 25,089), 20 miles from Indianapolis. Major airport, bus, and train serve Indianapolis.

Franklin College
101 Branigin Boulevard
Franklin, IN 46131-2623

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 36% of male students
 
3 sororities 37% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
30%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
24%
500-599
49%
400-499
26%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
59%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
49%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
18%
18-23
37%
12-17
30%
6-11
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
37%
12-17
26%
30-36
6%
24-29
28%
18-23
47%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
(paper application fee waived if filed prior to December 1 or if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,516
Declined + 349
Total Received 1,865

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Ashley Hardy
Director of Admissions
P: 800 852-0232
F: 317 738-8274
admissions@franklincollege.edu

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,966

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,754
Room $6,026
Board $3,706
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $44,886
Average Financial Aid - $24,966
Total with Avg. Aid $19,920

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,614,755
State $2,896,069
Institutional $11,691,700
Other external $386,931
Total $16,589,455

Non-need-based

Federal $2,846
State $47,574
Institutional $2,834,957
Other external $239,114
Total $3,124,491

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 317 738-8075
F: 317 738-8072
finaid@franklincollege.edu

Financial Aid Officer

James Vincent-Dunn
Director of Financial Aid
jvincent-dunn@franklincollege.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance, flag football, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Lance Marshall (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Mary Helak (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Grizzlies
School colors
navy and old gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Art History
Art Studio
Athletic Training
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
French
History
Mathematical Science
Multimedia Journalism
Music
Philosophy
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Sports Communication
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Public Relations
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

956

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

922
students

Female
52%
479

Male
48%
443

4%

34
students

Female
74%
25

Male
26%
9

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

876
students

Female
53%
460

Male
47%
416

5%

46
students

Female
42%
19

Male
58%
27

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

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 Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

98

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Countries most often represented Australia
Mexico
Vietnam
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jasmine Rodriguez
Admissions Counselor
317 738-8061
jrodriguez@franklincollege.edu

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