About Dean College
On Campus Housing
A private university by the name of Dean College is located in Franklin, MA. Dean College occupies a total area of about 100 acres. Dean College was founded in the year 1865. The motto of Dean College is Forti et Fideli Nihil Difficile. This defines the north star being chased by both the students and the administrators. Taking into account all the courses offered at Dean College, the total enrolment stands at 1,320. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 77 faculty. Around 90% of the students are 24 and under at Dean College. Shedding some light on gender distribution at DC, around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. In its 155 years of existence, DC has produced several known personalities like Broderick Crawford, William D. Green, Sage Francis, and James Gordon Irving. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. At DC, 66 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by NAECY National Association for the Education of Young Children, NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges), and NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education). 42 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Dean College.
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Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Before applying to DC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $56,530. The average annual tuition cost ($40,414), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($17,258), and budget for other expenses ($1,600) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$79,806 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At DC, $17,258 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at DC costs around $6,202 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 48% male and 52% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at DC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,608, whereas the financial aid is $23,229. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,562 as well as institutional aid worth $23,229. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Dean College add up to $4,853,575 per year.