Overview

Applicants
Acceptance Rate
Average HS GPA
2.78

Test Scores

SAT Reading
440 - 550
SAT Math
430 - 540
ACT Composite
-

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Character / Personal Qualities

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
18:1
Total Faculty
219
with Terminal Degree
92

121
Men
98
Women
14
Minority

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
First professional
Master's
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Dr. Temple Grandin
Professor of Animal Science, author

Peter McGrath
Environmental Trial Lawyer

Henry Simmons
TV star, NYPD Blue

Gene Chiavone
CEO, Essex Credit Corporation

Robert Patterson
CEO, The Space Connection, Inc.

Adam Taylor
Owner:

Randall Kennedy
VP, Campus Crossroads

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$14,645

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$13,808

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,899

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$28,750

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
33%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$15,500

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$27,700
Required Fees
$1,300
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$572

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
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

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

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

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,076
Out of State
78%

Demographics

49% female
51% male
78% are out of state
85% are full time
15% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
85%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
98%

Campus Environment
Rural
Fire safety rating
85

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Other
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
35
Number of Honor Societies
8

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
3

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Ravens)
8 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Crew Rowing
Golf
Ice Hockey
Rugby
Soccer
Tennis
Women's Sports (Ravens)
8 Sports

Basketball
Crew Rowing
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of New Hampshire at Durham
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of New Hampshire at Durham

Sustainability

Green Rating
71

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
20

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
6

Average Number of PC's per Lab
100

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
No

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
GovConnection

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

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

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Melissa Conway
Assistant Director of Admissions

Address
40 University Drive
Rindge, NH 03461

Phone
800-437-0048

Email
admissions@franklinpierce.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Peterson Hall
The Campus Center
The Northfields Activity Center
The Fitzwater Center for Communications
The Pub

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Mt. Monadnock State Park
Keene NH -The Colony Mill Mall
Boston, MA
Cathedral of the Pines
Skiing and Snowboarding Areas
http://franklinpierce.edu/studentlife/todo/everything_else.htm

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday-Saturday
9:00- 3:00
800-437-0048

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

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Fall and Spring Open Houses

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@franklinpierce.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Accepted Students-will be notified of dates

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Shuttle buses, personal auto. Airports are located in Manchester, NH and Boston, MA (Logan International).Airport shuttle is available with advance arrangements.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Franklin Pierce University is located off Route 119 in Rindge, New Hampshire, just minutes north of the Massachusetts border. Approximate driving time from New York City is 4 1/2 hours; from Boston, MA is 90 minutes; and from Keene, NH is 25 minutes.

Local Accommodations
Situated on 1,200 wooded acres in the heart of the Monadnock Region, Franklin Pierce University boasts breathtaking views of Pearly Pond and the famed Mount Monadnock (the second most climbed mountain in the world). Located near the University are charming New England towns which make for pleasant sight-seeing, fruitful antique hunting, and shopping.Accommodations in the surrounding area range from historic bed-and-breakfasts to economic hotels and motels. Rates and services at establishments vary.
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Key Stats

Applicants
2,076
Size
Acceptance Rate
980
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists