101 Branigin Boulevard
Franklin, IN 46131-2623
Phone: (317) 738-8062
$25,865 tuition and fees
rolling application deadline
Franklin College is a private institution that was founded in 1834. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,106, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 74 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Franklin College's ranking in the 2012 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), 13. Its tuition and fees are $25,865 (2011-12).
Franklin College is a private school located on a scenic campus just 20 minutes south of Indianapolis. Students at Franklin can pick from more than 30 majors and get extra help at the library’s Academic Resource Center, which offers peer tutoring and assistance with math, writing, and technology. In the quaint town of Franklin, students can take a break from studying and walk to the roller rink, movie theater, and bowling alley. Students can also make a short drive to Indianapolis, which offers bigger attractions, such as museums, parks, clubs, a zoo, and professional sports. On campus, Franklin hosts more than 60 student organizations, including Greek life and Habitat for Humanity. For students who want to stay active and have fun, there are intramural opportunities in basketball, bowling, volleyball, and flag football. More serious athletes can play on the Grizzlies varsity sports teams, which compete in the NCAA Division III Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Notable Franklin students include Robert Wise, who won Academy Awards for directing The Sound of Music and West Side Story. He first attended Franklin as a journalism major, but had to drop out when the Great Depression hit.
School mission (as provided by the school):
The Franklin College Leadership program prepares students to lead and contribute in our society by providing them with a structured learning experience and opportunities for practical application of and reflection on leadership. The Franklin College Professional Development program prepares students to make a confident and successful transition from college to the professional workplace or to graduate or professional school.
School type - private, coed college
Year founded - 1834
Religious affiliation - American Baptist
Academic calendar - 4-1-4
Setting - suburban
2010 Endowment - $68,669,000
Selectivity - selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate - 56%
Application deadline - rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by - N/A
Class sizes -
Student-faculty ratio - 13:1
4-year graduation rate - 54% - Medium
Five most popular majors for 2010 graduates -
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