Dean College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Dean College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,325 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1865 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Franklin, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
Dean College will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Dean College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Dance and Ballet, Management, Business, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
61%
The student retention rate at Dean College is relatively low at 61% (way below Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Dean College is low: 44%.

Student to faculty ratio at Dean College is decent: 16:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,000
Average tuition cost is extremely high, around $32,000 a year.

Read the details about Dean College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
As reported in recent data, 2,658 applications were submitted and 1,861 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Dean College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,600
Dean College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Dean College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Dean College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,100 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high - roughly $8,600 annually.

Based on the college crime numbers, Dean College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Dean College Location and Maps



Post Address: Dean College, 99 Main Street, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038-1941, USA
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