Franklin Pierce University: Review & Facts

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Franklin Pierce University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,260 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1962 and is the only institution located in Rindge, New Hampshire.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
54
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at Franklin Pierce University.

Franklin Pierce University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 54 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Nursing, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile 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 typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
63%
The student retention rate at Franklin Pierce University is relatively low at 63% (below New Hampshire average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Franklin Pierce University is low - 45%. Approximately 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Franklin Pierce University is pretty decent, 14:1. Read more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,000
Average tuition cost is very high - about $28,300 per academic year. The additional fees at Franklin Pierce University beyond tuition are about $1,700, which comes to a total of $30,000 a year.

Read the details about Franklin Pierce University 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
85%
According to government data, 3,546 applications were submitted and 3,004 were accepted; so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Franklin Pierce University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,600
Franklin Pierce University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Franklin Pierce University, 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
F
Franklin Pierce University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,400 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, nearly $6,600 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Franklin Pierce University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Franklin Pierce University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Franklin Pierce University Location and Maps



Post Address: Franklin Pierce University, 40 University Drive, Rindge, New Hampshire 03461-0060, USA
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