Tuition & Fees

$38,200

$38,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
54%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
57%
400-499
24%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
28%
400-499
48%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
22%
18-23
37%
12-17
22%
6-11
11%
30-36
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
30%
12-17
33%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
30%
12-17
37%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,464
Declined + 1,776
Total Received 5,240
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Private (nonprofit)

1,628

undergraduate students

561

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Sciences
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Education
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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 2,189
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: 6,206), 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.

Franklin Pierce University
40 University Drive
Rindge, NH 03461

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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
8%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
56%
Bottom 1/2
44%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
54%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
57%
400-499
24%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
28%
400-499
48%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
22%
18-23
37%
12-17
22%
6-11
11%
30-36
7%
24-29
30%
18-23
30%
12-17
33%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
30%
12-17
37%

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 Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,464
Declined + 1,776
Total Received 5,240

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

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

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,022

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,900
Room $8,100
Board $5,800
Additional fees $3,300
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $53,300
Average Financial Aid - $27,022
Total with Avg. Aid $26,278

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,499,746
State $95,025
Institutional $29,932,000
Other external $106,131
Total $32,632,902

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $3,326,775
Other external
Total $3,326,775

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

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
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, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball (indoor/mud)

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Athletic Directors

Rachel Burleson (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Jeanette Mckillop (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director/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
General Studies
Health Administration
Health Sciences
Healthcare Administration
History
Human Resources Management
Human Services
Individualized Major
Information Technology
Integrated Studies
Management
Marketing
Music
Nursing
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Psychology
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. Education

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

2,189

total students

20%

in-state

80%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

1,628
students

Female
55%
891

Male
45%
737

26%

561
students

Female
61%
344

Male
39%
217

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

1,412
students

Female
54%
755

Male
46%
657

14%

216
students

Female
63%
136

Male
37%
80

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Student Break-down

9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

37%

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 Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

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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