Franklin Pierce University Rankings

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In the World#4885 of 14178
In North America#1332 of 2629
In the United States#1255 of 2528
In New Hampshire#10 of 17
In Rindge#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
66%
Avg. cost to attend
$27,876 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,600
Graduates
514
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Franklin Pierce University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%62%70%
Applicants5,1502,2422,908
Admissions3,4241,4012,023
Freshmen enrolled full time416195221

212 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

386 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
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

White1552 (74%)
Hispanic161 (8%)
Black or African American132 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown110 (5%)
Asian56 (3%)
Two or more races52 (2%)
Nonresident Alien43 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,876/year
Average aid awarded
$25,869
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$23,361
$30-48K$25,563
$48-75K$28,714
$75-110K$23,534
$110K+$30,323

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$35,900$16,000
Tuition in-state$35,900$16,000
Tuition out-of-state$35,900$16,000
Fee in-district$3,200$1,200
Fee in-state$3,200$1,200
Fee out-of-state$3,200$1,200

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,364
Combined charge for room and board$13,900
Room charge$8,100
Meal charge$5,800

Franklin Pierce University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Physical Therapy & Therapist87
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General57
Business Administration and Management, General1038
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration37
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse31
Accounting and Finance28
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other20
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management811
Psychology, General18
Physician Assistant18
Marketing & Marketing Management, General16
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other16
Health Services Administration15
Elementary Education and Teaching210
English Language and Literature, General10
Nursing Education10
Health & Health Care Administration & Management9
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General9
Human Services, General17
Education, General8
Biology & Biological Sciences, General8
Special Education and Teaching, General8
Environmental Science7
Management Information Systems and Services, Other7
Sports Communication6
Public Health, General6
Communication, General6
Nursing Administration6
Anthropology4
History, General4
Curriculum and Instruction4
Political Science and Government, General3
Environmental Studies3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other2
Mass Communication & Media Studies2
Music, General2
Social Studies Teacher Education2
Social Work1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Grand Total1334012487
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate49%44%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
330
Citations
8,502

Publication count by topic

Medicine
197
Psychology
30
Art
19
Sociology
18
History
15
Biology
15
Philosophy
6
Geography
5
Environmental science
5
Political science
5
Chemistry
4
Engineering
4
Business
2
Materials science
1
Economics
1
Mathematics
1
Computer science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine16056,844
Art201910
History217610
Philosophy30791
Environmental science3111211
Psychology3503337
Political science44536
Geography462411
Sociology47326
Biology4740168
Chemistry4810128
Business50589
Materials science55207
Engineering57323
Computer science589812

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199011
199111
199211
199320
199413
199542
199615
199739
199858
199925
2000311
2001110
2002114
2003518
2004918
2005640
20061072
20078124
200812212
200914312
201010356
201117520
201227611
20139582
20149696
201516804
201624659
201721656
201841522
201935656
202017828

General info

Alternative namesPierce
FPU
Franklin Pierce College
Franklin Pierce
Founded1962
WikipediaFranklin Pierce University
MottoEx umbris ad lucem
Out of darkness into light
Colorsmaroon, gray
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff361
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address40 University Drive
Rindge, New Hampshire, 03461-0060
United States
City population6,000
Phone6038994000
Fax+1 (603) 899 4394

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