Franklin and Marshall College: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1557 of 14,160 In the World
#449 of 2,624 In North America
#404 of 2,523 In the United States
#22 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#1 of 5 In Lancaster
#405 of 1,003 For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
Top50% For 22 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
30%
Avg. cost to attend
$27,102 /y
Aid receiving
61%
Undergraduates
2,315
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
fandm.edu

Franklin and Marshall College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 30% 28% 33%
Applicants 9,502 4,255 5,247
Admissions 2,888 1,171 1,717
Freshmen enrolled full time 627 290 337

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1263 (55%)
Nonresident Alien 434 (19%)
Hispanic 243 (11%)
Black or African American 143 (6%)
Asian 107 (5%)
Two or more races 62 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 61 (3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,102/year
Average aid awarded
$45,933
Students receiving aid
61%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $11,503
$30-48K $12,000
$48-75K $22,263
$75-110K $21,721
$110K+ $45,956

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $58,615
Tuition in-state $58,615
Tuition out-of-state $58,615
Fee in-district $185
Fee in-state $185
Fee out-of-state $185

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,313
Combined charge for room and board $14,450
Room charge $8,550
Meal charge $5,900

Franklin and Marshall College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 91
Political Science and Government, General 73
Business Administration and Management, General 54
Economics, General 31
Behavioral Sciences 29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 23
Public Health, General 21
Mathematics, General 19
Sociology 18
Chemistry, General 18
History, General 14
Creative Writing 13
Computer Science 12
Neuroscience 11
Animal Behavior and Ethology 9
Anthropology 8
Environmental Studies 8
Philosophy 8
American & United States Studies & Civilization 7
English Language and Literature, General 7
Cognitive Science 6
Physics, General 6
Biochemistry 6
Environmental Science 6
Spanish Language and Literature 6
Astrophysics 5
Geology & Earth Science, General 4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 4
Fine & Studio Arts, General 3
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 3
Music, General 3
Film & Cinema & Video Studies 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 3
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 2
Dance, General 2
French Language and Literature 2
German Language and Literature 2
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
Grand Total 542
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 85% 85% 85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,380
Citations
93,256

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,079 / 16,122
Environmental Science
543 / 24,171
Psychology
451 / 24,750
Biology
442 / 17,739
Physics
368 / 14,036
Chemistry
347 / 12,886
Computer Science
338 / 14,303
Medicine
262 / 7,349
Sociology
252 / 2,728
Geology
251 / 14,534
Art & Design
209 / 1,482
Business
201 / 3,950
Political Science
196 / 1,061
History
182 / 707
Engineering
179 / 3,549
Astrophysics and Astronomy
176 / 9,693
Economics
168 / 1,911
Ecology
164 / 7,084
Demography
159 / 7,031
Social Psychology
159 / 9,590
Cognitive Science
135 / 10,112
Petrology and Geochemistry
98 / 6,143
Child Psychology
96 / 4,793
Mathematics
91 / 2,430
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
86 / 155
Philosophy
82 / 338
Classics and Ancient History
82 / 164
Law
79 / 405
Political Economy
75 / 538
Earth science and Geophysics
74 / 4,666
Geography and Cartography
70 / 1,934
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
69 / 1,356
Art History
62 / 28
Materials Science
62 / 1,356
Gender Studies
61 / 218
Zoology
59 / 3,196
Paleontology
55 / 1,881
Literature
51 / 266
Inorganic Chemistry
51 / 716
Media Studies
51 / 254

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 32 437
1991 38 390
1992 43 499
1993 44 508
1994 59 491
1995 38 526
1996 47 529
1997 61 557
1998 50 636
1999 50 728
2000 35 841
2001 50 912
2002 36 1018
2003 67 1176
2004 61 1432
2005 81 1440
2006 96 1626
2007 94 1980
2008 105 2269
2009 100 2533
2010 136 3185
2011 127 3754
2012 122 4308
2013 131 5026
2014 149 5710
2015 150 6239
2016 143 6285
2017 141 6838
2018 136 6489
2019 154 7119
2020 172 9112

Franklin and Marshall College alumni

  1. Roy Scheider

    Roy Scheider
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-2008 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Roy Richard Scheider was an American actor and amateur boxer. Described by AllMovie as "one of the most unique and distinguished of all Hollywood actors", he gained fame for his leading and supporting roles in celebrated films from the 1970s through to the early to mid-1980s. He was nominated for two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award.

  2. Richard Winters

    Richard Winters
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-2011 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Richard Davis "Dick" Winters was an officer of the United States Army and a decorated war veteran. He is best known for having commanded Easy Company of the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division, during World War II. He was eventually promoted to major and put in command of the 2nd Battalion.

  3. Treat Williams

    Treat Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorchildren's writerstage actoractor
    Biography

    Richard Treat Williams is an American actor, writer and aviator who has appeared on film, stage and television in over 120 credits. He first became well known for his starring role in the 1979 musical film Hair, and later also starred in the films Prince of the City, Once Upon a Time in America, The Late Shift and 127 Hours. From 2002 to 2006, he was the lead of the television series Everwood and was nominated for two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has additionally been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, two Satellite Awards and an Independent Spirit Award.

  4. Franklin J. Schaffner

    Franklin J. Schaffner
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1920-1989 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    film directortrade unionist
    Biography

    Franklin James Schaffner was an American film, television, and stage director. He won an Academy Award for Best Director for Patton (1970), and is known for the films Planet of the Apes (1968), Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Papillon (1973), and The Boys from Brazil (1978). He served as president of the Directors Guild of America between 1987 and 1989.

General info

Alternative names FandM
Franklin and Marshall
Franklin & Marshall
Franklin & Marshall College
F&M
Founded 1787
Motto Lux et Lex
Light and Law
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 828
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address College Ave
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17604-3003
United States
City population 59,000
Phone 7173583911
Fax +1 (717) 291 4183

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