Franklin and Marshall College: Review & Facts

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Franklin and Marshall College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,250 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1787 and is one of the 10 schools located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
At Franklin and Marshall College you can earn your bachelor's degree.

Franklin and Marshall College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Biology, Political Science, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
92%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Franklin and Marshall College is very high at 92% (well above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Franklin and Marshall College is very good: 88%.

Student to faculty ratio at Franklin and Marshall College is good -- 9:1. Read more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$50,400
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, $50,300 per academic year. The additional fees at Franklin and Marshall College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $100; which comes to $50,400 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
32%
As reported in recent data, 7,146 applications were submitted and 2,305 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

Franklin and Marshall College might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Franklin and Marshall College is $60.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Franklin and Marshall College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (717) 291-3911 or check Franklin and Marshall College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,600
High
Franklin and Marshall College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Franklin and Marshall 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
F
Unsafe
Franklin and Marshall College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,400 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- around $7,600 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Franklin and Marshall College appears to be a very dangerous school. This college has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Franklin and Marshall College Location and Maps



Post Address: Franklin and Marshall College, College Ave, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17604-3003, USA
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