75%

Acceptance Rate

$21,074

Avg.Financial Aid

003046

FAFSA Code

About Franklin College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

982

Website

www.franklincollege.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

American Baptist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Franklin, IN, Franklin College is a private, American Baptist university. Franklin College occupies a total area of about 207 acres. In 1834, Franklin College was founded. Franklin College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Relentlessly Pursue and its official colors are navy blue and old gold. Out of total 1000 students enrolled at FC, 922 belong to undergraduate courses while 34 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 81 full time; 35 part time who teach various courses to the students. Around 52% of the students are females and 48% are males. Notably, Franklin College is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At FC around 86% are white, 4% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 3% are Black or African American. Moreover, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. In its 186 years of existence, FC has produced several known personalities like Fuzzy Vandivier, Elmer Davis, Roger D. Branigin, and Robert Wise. 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. A total of 67 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by FC. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant), CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation), and HLC Higher Learning Commission. The total endowment of the Franklin College is around $86 million.

Location & Contact

Address

101 Branigin Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3177388000
Fax: 3177366030
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. When it comes to the ranking of a college or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a college helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen college on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that Franklin College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

75%

SAT Range

980 - 1170

ACT Range

18 - 25

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Franklin College is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 970-1180, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Franklin College, must score 21 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 18 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 101 Branigin Blvd, Franklin, Indiana 46131-2623. They can also call them at (317) 738-8000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,245

Average Annual Cost

$31,810

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$200

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,946

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,000

Total One Year Cost

$46,156

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to FC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $47,792. The average annual tuition cost ($32,970), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($10,244), and budget for other expenses ($3,900) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

76%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

23 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

17 Graduates

Biology, General

16 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

15 Graduates

Sociology

14 Graduates

Psychology, General

13 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

10 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

9 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

9 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

9 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Journalism

7 Graduates

Marketing

6 Graduates

Economics

5 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Computer Science

4 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

4 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

4 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

3 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

3 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

3 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

3 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

960

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

87% White

2% Unknown

3% Black

3% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

9%

Out Of State

91%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,683 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 91% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

91%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,682/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,837/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,837/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Grizzlies

School Colors

navy and old gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

266

Total Female Athletes

148

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by FC. At FC, $10,244 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 48% and 52%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$270 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,074

Students Receiving Federal Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,433

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,955

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,053

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$26,214

$30K - $48K

$27,147

$48K - $75K

$22,260

$75K - $110K

$19,339

> $110K

$16,372

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,716,315

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at FC 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 financial aid at Franklin College is around $16,784 and the federal grant is $4,748. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $7,539 as well as institutional aid worth $16,784. At FC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $2,716,315 per year.

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