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Franklin Pierce University
Rindge, NH
Franklin Pierce University (formerly Franklin Pierce College) is a private college founded in 1962. Its 1,000-acre campus is located at the base of Mount Monadnock, 20 miles from Keene, 65 miles from Boston.
Web Site www.franklinpierce.edu/
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,752
   Women 965 (55.1%)
   Men 787 (44.9%)
Graduate Students 625
ADMISSION
Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate 81% of 6,506 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
 
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 2.77
SAT Math 490 average
440-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 480 average
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 19 average
17-20 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  
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance $48,850
  Tuition and Fees $34,050
  Room and Board $12,700
Average Percent of Need Met 76%
Average Freshman Award $26,074
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$36,614
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 92
Regular Class Size Not reported
CAMPUS LIFE
Rindge Population  6,014
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 96% of freshmen, 87% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot  
Sororities  
Fraternities  
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
7.2% Black/African-American
7.2% Hispanic/Latino
1.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.6% White
6.9% Unknown
International Students 2.7% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning 62.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 35.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 62%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 25.0%