Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, NH

Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, NH

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Tuition & Fees

$40,680

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,032
Declined 1,118
Total Received 5,150
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Private

1,549

undergraduate students

504

graduate students

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School Facts

Franklin Pierce University, founded in 1962, is a private university. Its 1,000-acre campus is located at the base of Mount Monadnock in southwestern New Hampshire; 20 miles from Keene, NH and 65 miles from Boston, MA.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,053
Established in 1962
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

1,200‐acre campus in Rindge (population: 6,206), 50 miles from Manchester and 65 miles from Boston; branch campuses in Lebanon, Manchester, and Portsmouth; Goodyear, AZ. Served by bus; major airport serves Boston; smaller airport serves Manchester; train serves Brattleboro, VT (40 miles). Shuttle to area airports provided by school.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Manchester

Franklin Pierce University
40 University Drive
Rindge, NH
03461

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
90%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Peer Leadership
  • Health Sciences Club
  • Student Government
  • Honors Program
  • Hope Happens Here

Top Events

  • Grand Monadnock Climb
  • Academic Showcase
  • Block Party
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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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
56%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.97

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,032
Declined 1,118
Total Received 5,150

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

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

Not Considered

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

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $36,980
Room & board $14,454
Additional fees $3,700
Books & supplies $1,110
Other fees $370
Total $56,614

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, rugby

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Fencing, Football, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Fencing, Football, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
History, General
Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Radio and Television
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,053

total students

19%

in-state

81%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

1,549
students

Female
54%
830

Male
46%
719

25%

504
students

Female
64%
321

Male
36%
183

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,362
students

Female
54%
730

Male
46%
632

13%

187
students

Female
54%
100

Male
46%
87

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Student Facts

Student 4 year graduation rate 46%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
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

465

Transfer students enrolled

23%

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 no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
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

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

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

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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