Franklin & Marshall College

Lancaster, PA

Franklin & Marshall College

Lancaster, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$61,062

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,308
Declined 5,754
Total Received 9,062
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Private

2,482

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Franklin and 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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,482
Established in 1787
Coeducational Coeducational

220-acre campus in Lancaster (population: 59,708), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,308
Declined 5,754
Total Received 9,062

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

63%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$43,423

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $60,872
Room $8,550
Board $5,900
Additional fees $190
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $76,712
Average Financial Aid - $43,423
Total with Avg. Aid $33,289

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,327,530
State $675,727
Institutional $57,976,255
Other external $1,812,254
Total $62,791,766

Non-need-based

Federal $55,696
State $9,190
Institutional $728,813
Other external $1,345,679
Total $2,139,378
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference, Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Animal Behavior and Ethology.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Astrophysics.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology.
Cognitive Science, General.
Computer Science.
Creative Writing.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
German Studies.
History, General.
Italian Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Public Health, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
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Most Popular Majors

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

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

2,482

total students

25%

in-state

75%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,482
students

Female
55%
1,359

Male
45%
1,123

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

2,467
students

Female
55%
1,354

Male
45%
1,113

1%

15
students

Female
34%
5

Male
66%
10

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Student Break-down

18%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 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
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

73%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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