About Franklin Pierce University
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
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'.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
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.
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 Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.