Franklin and Marshall College: Ranking & Review

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United States
Top 11%

Franklin and Marshall College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate34%30%37%
Enrolled undergraduates645275370
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,2831,0451,238

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Franklin and Marshall College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,580 and other expenses per full academic year.

Franklin and Marshall College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,313 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$54,270$54,270
Fees for full-time undergraduates$100$100
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,696$1,696

Programs and Degrees

Social Sciences146146
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies6666
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6565
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services5959
Physical Sciences2828
English Language and Literature & Letters2626
Visual and Performing Arts2424
Mathematics and Statistics2424
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2121
Health Professions and Related Programs2020
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1414
Natural Resources and Conservation1313
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies44
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Grand Total575575

A total of 575 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Franklin and Marshall College.

Graduation rate86%82%89%
  • Full-time retention rate - 92%

General info

Alternative namesFandM
Franklin and Marshall
Franklin & Marshall
Franklin & Marshall College
MottoLux et Lex
Light and Law
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementFranklin & Marshall is a residential college dedicated to excellence in undergraduate liberal education. Its aims are to inspire in young people of high promise and diverse backgrounds a genuine and enduring love for learning, to teach them to read, write, and think critically, to instill in them the capacity for both independent and collaborative action, and to educate them to explore and understand the natural, social and cultural worlds in which they live. In so doing, the College seeks to foster in its students qualities of intellect, creativity, and character, that they may live fulfilling lives and contribute meaningfully to their occupations, their communities, and their world.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff833
Instructional FTE281
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

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

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