Franklin College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Franklin College
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Franklin College Admissions Overview:

Franklin College has an acceptance rate of 78%, making it a largely open school. Admitted students tend to have a high school average of "B" or better, a combined SAT score of 1000 or higher, and an ACT composite score of 20 or higher. As part of the application, prospective students will need to submit standardized test scores (both the SAT and ACT are accepted), a high school transcript, and a completed application form. For more information, be sure to check out Franklin College's website, and feel free to contact the admissions office to schedule a campus visit or ask any questions you may have.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Franklin College Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Franklin College Description:

Franklin College is a small liberal arts college located on a 207 acre campus in Franklin, Indiana. Associated with American Baptist Churches USA, Franklin College was the first college in Indiana to be coeducational. Though the attractive campus includes fields and woodlands, Franklin College is only 20 minutes from Indianapolis, giving students access to opportunities of an urban environment. The college's student / faculty ratio of 12 to 1 gives students ready access to their professors. While it is a small college, Franklin has over 50 organizations students can participate in, including an active Greek system. On the athletic front, the Franklin Grizzly Bears compete in the Heartland Collegiate Conference, part of the NCAA Division III. Popular sports include football, soccer, swimming, softball, and track and field.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,023 (1,015 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female
  • 95% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $25,680
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,300
  • Other Expenses: $1,760
  • Total Cost: $36,940

Franklin College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 80%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,941
    • Loans: $7,612

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business, Elementary Education, Journalism, Mathematics, Psychology, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 74%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 60%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 66%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Swimming, Track and Field, Tennis, Basketball, Golf, Baseball, Cross Country, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Golf, Track and Field, Volleyball, Soccer, Swimming, Softball, Cross Country, Basketball, Lacrosse

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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