Tuition & Fees

$56,550

$56,550

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
65%
500-599
10%
700-800
38%
600-699
55%
500-599
7%
30-36
59%
24-29
41%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Very Selective

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,292
Declined + 4,428
Total Received 6,720
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Private (nonprofit)

2,283

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

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Location

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 2,283
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: 59,218), 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

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

 
6 fraternities 20% of male students
 
5 sororities 26% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
68%
Top 1/4
90%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
25%
600-699
65%
500-599
10%
700-800
38%
600-699
55%
500-599
7%
30-36
59%
24-29
41%

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

34%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,292
Declined + 4,428
Total Received 6,720

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: 717 358-4389
admission@fandm.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$50,865

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,450
Room $8,310
Board $5,740
Additional fees $100
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $71,800
Average Financial Aid - $50,865
Total with Avg. Aid $20,935

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,348,372
State $604,835
Institutional $52,287,572
Other external $1,649,985
Total $56,890,764

Non-need-based

Federal $8,490
State $6,183
Institutional $652,122
Other external $1,347,594
Total $2,014,389
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 15

Institution's own financial aid form
February 15

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 717 358-3991
F: 717 399-4462
financialaid@fandm.edu

Financial Aid Officer

M. Clark Paine
Director of Financial Aid
clarke.paine@fandm.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading, Crew, Cricket, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Crew, Cricket, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Squash, Tennis, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Patty Epps (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference, Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association
Mascot
Diplomats
School colors
blue and white

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
Italian
Latin
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Public Health
Religious Studies
Scientific/Philosophical Studies of the Mind
Sociology
Spanish
Specialized Studies
Theatre
Women's/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

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

2,283

total students

23%

in-state

77%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,283
students

Female
54%
1,238

Male
46%
1,045

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

2,263
students

Female
55%
1,226

Male
45%
1,037

1%

20
students

Female
60%
12

Male
40%
8

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Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

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

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
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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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