66%

Acceptance Rate

$22,340

Avg.Financial Aid

002575

FAFSA Code

About Franklin Pierce University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,178

Website

www.franklinpierce.edu

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

CIHE

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

Not applicable

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

Yes

Franklin Pierce University (FPU) is a private not-for-profit institution, located at Ringe, New Hemisphere which was chartered by the State Legislature on November 14, 1962.  It was established as a college and was formally recognized as a university on July 1, 2007, which reflected the growth of undergraduate opportunities and the university has more than 2,000 students who have enrolled in various kinds of programs.

The university achieved instructional achievement through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs. The community of educators creates surroundings that foster highbrow curiosity and encourages an experiential way of life for the students.

The university enables every scholar to find out and satisfy his or her personal unique potential. They prepare the students to grow to be assured, knowledgeable people, and leaders of a moral sense.

College of Graduate and Professional Studies and College at Rindge are the two colleges under the university offering education.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 14:1.

  • The university acceptance rate is 66%.

  • The total student population of the university is 2,178, which includes 1,961 full-time and 431 part-time students.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 43%.


Online Education at Franklin Pierce University

The university's online programs are structured in such a way that individuals can access and take up the classes whenever they feel like. The university offers various online programs and an easy curriculum. Their online fee structure is a bit lesser and depends on the program that a student wants to take.

  • CampusWeb acts as a platform or a connection for information and resources in the university.

  • The university bookstore helps the students to buy/rent/sell/exchange their study materials, books, and many more.

  • eRaven is the intranet site for the university students, faculty, and staff members. It is a private network that is contained within the university which may contain many linked networks. It is a medium to exchange information between students, faculty, and staff. 


Reviews

Student's reviews on the university are as follows.

  • The university has a lot of academic opportunities and it helps students to excel in their careers.
  • It has numerous clubs that host events every weekend to encourage a student to socialize and meet new people.

  • Teachers are committed to teaching the students and are available anytime.

Location & Contact

Address

40 University Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6038994000
Fax: 6038991080
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Rankings

Rankings according to the US News are as follows.

  • The university is ranked 4th in 'Best Online Associate Degrees'.

  • It is ranked 11th in 'Best Online Masters in Information Technology Degree'.

  • The university is ranked 125th among the 'Top Regional Universities - North'.

Admissions

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

N/A

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

66%

SAT Range

970 - 1130

ACT Range

17 - 24

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Franklin Pierce University follows an open admission policy and typically have few admission thresholds where almost all the applicants can get as long as they meet certain minimum requirements. Even though FPU has an open policy, the university is very selective and takes in very fewer students. The process starts with filing an application with a fee of $40.

It is also important that a student maintains the SAT range of 970 - 1130.

Throughout the admission process, there are many things that a student needs to know and must follow.

This process is broken down into 4 simple steps that are as follows:

Step 1 - Submitting your application

Step 2 - Submitting necessary documents.

Step 3 - Acceptance by FPU.

Step 4 - Register for classes.

Franklin Pierce University Enrollment

As of the previous academic year, 2,178 students have enrolled at FPU for various academic programs. The factor that needs to be noticed is that out of 2,178 students, 1,634 students have enrolled in an undergraduate degree program while around 544 in graduate programs.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$29,237

Average Annual Cost

$33,900

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$3,000

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

$13,345

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,200

Total One Year Cost

$53,745

The average annual cost of FPU varies depending upon the program an applicant applies for. The total net price of attendance is $29,237.

The average annual list price to attend the university on a full-time basis is $33,900 for tuition. The fee comprises $1,300 for books and supplies, $13,345 for a room and board plan, $3000 for other fees, $2,200 for other expenses making the total expenses up to $53,745 for one year.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

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

60%

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

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

68 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

44 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

38 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

24 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

22 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

22 Graduates

Biology, General

18 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

17 Graduates

Marketing

17 Graduates

Psychology, General

15 Graduates

Human Services, General

13 Graduates

Education, General

9 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

8 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

7 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

7 Graduates

Political Science and Government

7 Graduates

Social Work

7 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

6 Graduates

Anthropology

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

Graphic Communications

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Area Studies

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

2 Graduates

Legal Support Services

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,634

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

30%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

72% White

6% Unknown

8% Black

8% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

77%

Out Of State

22%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$72,942 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$7,775/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,570/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,570/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Ravens

School Colors

crimson and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Other

Total Male Athletes

310

Total Female Athletes

229

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

3

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

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

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At FPU, $13,900 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. There are around 45% male and 55% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,700/year

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

$0$100,000

$11,967

$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.

$124 - 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

$22,340

Students Receiving Federal Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,472

Students Receiving State Aid

4%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,333

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,876

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$17,703

$30K - $48K

$24,775

$48K - $75K

$24,440

$75K - $110K

$22,648

> $110K

$22,788

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,993,171

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,326,775

The university's Office of Student Financial Services works with students and families to help them identify the resources they need for their education. The university provides personal attention and advice to guide parents and students regarding the loans and scholarships available for them.

  • Students who are looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form. Franklin Pierce University's federal school code is 002575.

  • Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal Perkins Loans. The Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.

  • Institutional Aid includes International Student Scholarships, Presidential Scholarship, Provost Scholarship, Incentive Grant, Trustee Scholarship, and many more.

  • Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill. 

The Percentage of Aid offered to the students per year at Franklin Pierce University per year is given below:

  • A total of 100% of students receive Gift Aid for an average amount of $22,340.

  • A total of 33% of students receive Federal Grant Aid of an average amount of $4,472.

  • An average amount of $5,333 is offered as State Aid to 4% of students.

  • And an average amount of 99% of students receives Institutional Aid for an average amount of $20,876.

Average Grant that will be offered is based on student's Family Income, for the detailed information about Average Net Price by Family Income, go to the Program and Tuition page.

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