Overview

Applicants
2,050
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average HS GPA
3.40

GPA Breakdown

31%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
450 - 560
SAT Math
470 - 560
SAT Writing
440 - 540
ACT Composite
20 - 25

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
111
with Terminal Degree
76

59
Men
52
Women
9
Minority
8
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
54%
Graduate in 5 years
60%
Graduate in 6 years
61%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Finance, General
  • Marketing

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Science

  • Education

  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education

  • Engineering

  • Pre-Engineering

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • Creative Writing
  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • French Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer

  • History

  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Pre-Law Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics, General

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Music, General


Degrees

Bachelor's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory

Prominent Alumni


Elmer Holmes Davis
Writer for The New York Times

Roger D. Branigin
Indiana's 42nd governor

George B. Walden
Discovered method for purfying penicillin

Robert Wise
Produced and directedWest Side Story, Sound of Music

John R. Voris
Founder of Save the Children Foundation

Marjorie Main
Actress

Arch West
Created Doritos Brand Tortilla Chip

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Mar 10
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$17,240

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$17,058

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,660

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$32,451

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
79%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$17,389

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$28,000
Required Fees
$185
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,700
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,075
Out of State
9%

International
0%
Foreign Countries Represented
15

Demographics

100.00%
Unknown

54% female
46% male
9% are out of state
94% are full time
6% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
80%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
94%

Campus Environment
Village
Fire safety rating
75

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
51
Number of Honor Societies
13

Number of Social Sororities
3
Number of Religious Organizations
2

43% join a fraternity
50% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

38% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Grizzlies)
12 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Diving
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Grizzlies)
13 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups: Office of Diversity and Inclusion http://www.franklincollege.edu/current-students/diversity-inclusion/

Minority Support Groups: Office of Diversity and Inclusion http://www.franklincollege.edu/current-students/diversity-inclusion/

Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: IUPUI University at Indianapolis

Sustainability

Green Rating
65

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
7

Average Number of PC's per Lab
23

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
95%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
HP

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jennifer Bostram
Director of Admissions

Address
101 Branigin Blvd
Franklin, IN 46131

Phone
317-738-8062

Email
admissions@franklincollege.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Napolitan Student Center
Sprulock Center (athletic facility)
Hamilton Library
residence halls
fraternity houses

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Greenwood Park Mall
Wal-Mart
Chili's Restaurant
Mi Pueblo Restaurant
Willard Restaurant

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday thru Friday
8 - 12 Saturday by appointment
317-738-8062

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@franklincollege.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
certain days only-see www.franklincollege.edu/admissions

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Indianapolis Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
Take I-65 to exit 90 Turn west on State Road 44, follow through second stoplight Turn south at the first stop sign on Forsythe Street Go three blocks to the intersection of Park Ave. and Forsythe. You will be on the southeast corner of the campus.

Local Accommodations
Comfort Inn, Howard Johnson, Quality Inn
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Key Stats

2,050
Applicants
1,075
Size
69%
Acceptance Rate
1020
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists