Tuition & Fees

$34,995

$34,995

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
21%
500-599
42%
400-499
32%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
53%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
28%
400-499
48%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
36%
12-17
28%
30-36
8%
24-29
20%
18-23
41%
12-17
28%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
46%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,312
Declined + 1,330
Total Received 5,642
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Private (nonprofit)

1,712

undergraduate students

590

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Sciences
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 3395
ACT 2509

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Location

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,302
Established in 1962
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Rindge, NH

1,200‐acre campus in Rindge (population: 6,014), 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.

Franklin Pierce University
40 University Drive
Rindge, NH 03461

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
90%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
46%
Bottom 1/2
54%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
21%
500-599
42%
400-499
32%
300-399
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
53%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
28%
400-499
48%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
36%
12-17
28%
30-36
8%
24-29
20%
18-23
41%
12-17
28%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
46%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required of some
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some
ACT only Required of some

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,312
Declined + 1,330
Total Received 5,642

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Linda P. Quimby
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 437-0048
F: 603 899-4394
admissions@franklinpierce.edu

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,928

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,445
Room $7,622
Board $5,460
Additional fees $2,550
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $49,277
Average Financial Aid - $27,928
Total with Avg. Aid $21,349

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,023,401
State $62,337
Institutional $29,089,993
Other external $408,121
Total $31,583,852

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $2,107,547
Other external
Total $2,107,547

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Institution's own financial aid form
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 877 372-7347
F: 603 899-4372
osfs@franklinpierce.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kenneth Ferreira
Associate Vice President for Student Financial Services
osfs@franklinpierce.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Rugby

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Billiards, Dance Team, Darts, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Foosball, Indoor Soccer, Kayaking, Miniature Golf, Punt-Pass-Kick, Mud Volleyball, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Rachel Burleson (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Jeanette Wedo (women's)
Assistant Ad/head Coach/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference, ECAC Hockey
Mascot
Ravens
School colors
crimson and gray

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Finance
Anthropology
Biology
Business
Business Administration/Leadership
Communication
Criminal Justice
Education
Education/Elementary
Education/Secondary
Education/Special Education
Emergency Medical Services
Energy/Sustainability Studies
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Health Administration
Health Sciences
Healthcare Administration
History
Human Resources Management
Human Services
Individualized Major
Information Technology
Management
Marketing
Music
Nursing
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
R.N. to M.S.N.
Social Media/Emergent Technologies
Sports Management
Sports Media
Sports/Recreation Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Sciences
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

2,302

total students

18%

in-state

82%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

1,712
students

Female
56%
957

Male
44%
755

26%

590
students

Female
61%
360

Male
39%
230

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

1,520
students

Female
55%
824

Male
45%
696

12%

192
students

Female
70%
133

Male
30%
59

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

36%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Denmark
Japan
The Bahamas
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

International Student Contact

Mary Gowdy
Associate Director of Admissions and International Recruitment
800 437-0048
gowdym@franklinpierce.edu

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