Tuition & Fees

$34,995

$34,995

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
38%
400-499
38%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
28%
400-499
48%
300-399
17%
200-299
0
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,295
Declined + 1,211
Total Received 6,506
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Private (nonprofit)

1,763

undergraduate students

629

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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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 2,392
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

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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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
47%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
38%
400-499
38%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
7%
500-599
28%
400-499
48%
300-399
17%
200-299
0

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

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,295
Declined + 1,211
Total Received 6,506

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Interview

Considered

Extracurricular activities
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
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 437-0048
F: 603 899-4394
admissions@franklinpierce.edu

Cost

Tuition $32,445
Room $7,622
Board $5,460
Additional fees $2,550
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $49,277

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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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
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC Hockey (Division III), Northeast-10 Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Ravens
School colors
crimson and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Finance
Anthropology
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Communication
Criminal Justice
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
Information Technology/Management
Integrated Studies
Management
Marketing
Music
Nursing
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
R.N. to B.S.N.
Social Media
Sports Management
Sports Media
Sports/Recreation Management
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Undergraduate

74%

1,763
students

Female
55%
976

Male
45%
787

Graduate

26%

629
students

Female
62%
389

Male
38%
240

undergraduateFull-time

89%

1,582
students

Female
54%
845

Male
46%
737

undergraduatePart-time

11%

181
students

Female
73%
131

Male
27%
50

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
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

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

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 Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
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

Patty Vorfeld
Director, International Study Initiatives
603 899-4108
vorfeldp@franklinpierce.edu

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