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Franklin College
Franklin, IN
Franklin, founded in 1834, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 74-acre campus is located in Franklin, 20 miles south of Indianapolis.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,016
   Women 524 (51.6%)
   Men 492 (48.4%)
Graduate Students 7
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 78% of 1,479 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.50
SAT Math 515 average
430-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 507 average
420-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $43,180
  Tuition and Fees $30,025
  Room and Board $9,355
Average Percent of Need Met 78%
Average Freshman Award $24,293
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 75
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Franklin Population 24,194
Nearest Metropolitan Area Indianapolis
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 79% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Grizzly Bear
Sororities 45% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
4.7% Black/African-American
3.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.2% White
1.6% Unknown
International Students 1.1% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning 74.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 60.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 18.0%