Franklin and Marshall College Rankings

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In the World#1650 of 14178
In North America#512 of 2629
In the United States#465 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#23 of 155
In Lancaster#1 of 5

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

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate30%28%33%
Applicants9,5024,2555,247
Admissions2,8881,1711,717
Freshmen enrolled full time627290337

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

White1263 (55%)
Nonresident Alien434 (19%)
Hispanic243 (11%)
Black or African American143 (6%)
Asian107 (5%)
Two or more races62 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown61 (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 capacity2,313
Combined charge for room and board$14,450
Room charge$8,550
Meal charge$5,900

Franklin and Marshall College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other91
Political Science and Government, General73
Business Administration and Management, General54
Economics, General31
Behavioral Sciences29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General23
Public Health, General21
Mathematics, General19
Sociology18
Chemistry, General18
History, General14
Creative Writing13
Computer Science12
Neuroscience11
Animal Behavior and Ethology9
Anthropology8
Environmental Studies8
Philosophy8
American & United States Studies & Civilization7
English Language and Literature, General7
Cognitive Science6
Physics, General6
Biochemistry6
Environmental Science6
Spanish Language and Literature6
Astrophysics5
Geology & Earth Science, General4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology3
Music, General3
Film & Cinema & Video Studies3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other2
Dance, General2
French Language and Literature2
German Language and Literature2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1
Grand Total542
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%85%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,283
Citations
88,895

Publication count by topic

Psychology
420
Biology
414
Chemistry
271
Geology
241
Sociology
234
Physics
210
Political science
186
History
181
Art
151
Computer science
137
Mathematics
127
Economics
111
Medicine
88
Philosophy
80
Materials science
60
Geography
59
Business
48
Environmental science
41
Engineering
26

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History432657
Geology44313,695
Philosophy685307
Psychology82019,306
Sociology8712,785
Art885118
Physics9559,746
Political science1078840
Economics11412,589
Geography11481,475
Biology133816,210
Environmental science1922987
Mathematics20131,658
Business2020631
Computer science20602,314
Chemistry21244,903
Medicine21792,799
Materials science27421,168
Engineering3225227

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199030435
199135385
199241494
199340487
199454460
199535508
199644509
199757535
199846589
199946677
200034790
200148841
200235969
2003621096
2004521341
2005791355
2006861522
2007841886
20081002094
2009882382
20101292979
20111183545
20121204043
20131264762
20141405308
20151475731
20161375843
20171386456
20181296044
20191446770
20201407622

General info

Alternative namesFandM
Franklin and Marshall
Franklin & Marshall
Franklin & Marshall College
F&M
Founded1787
WikipediaFranklin & Marshall College
MottoLux et Lex
Light and Law
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff828
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

AddressCollege Ave
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17604-3003
United States
City population59,000
Phone7173583911
Fax+1 (717) 291 4183

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