Franklin and Marshall College
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,255
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 14%
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,313 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

36%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Franklin and Marshall College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,953 applications and only 2,529 students were granted admission. Franklin and Marshall College is at the #34 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$60
Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Franklin and Marshall College's tuition was $52,190 for all students regardless of residency (94.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$23,182
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$52,190
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$52,190
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 60% of Franklin and Marshall College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 19% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,558 (which is 3.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Franklin and Marshall College in 2016-2017, was 256, which is 43% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,573 (which is 22.4% below the national average.)

$4,558
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$4,573
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
60%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Franklin and Marshall College has enrolled a total of 2,255 students (2,225 students full-time and 30 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,255 students, 22 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

2,255
Total Enrollment
22
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 57%

Non-resident alien: 15%

Hispanic: 9%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Black/African American: 6%

Asian: 5%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Franklin and Marshall College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Social Sciences 18% 50
Visual And Performing Arts 9% 24
Psychology 7% 20
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 7% 20
Mathematics And Statistics 7% 18
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 12
English Language And Literature/letters 4% 10
Physical Sciences 3% 8
History 2% 6
Natural Resources And Conservation 1% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

87%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Franklin and Marshall College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
11%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$41,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Franklin and Marshall College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $41,400. Last year, out of the total 287 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 287 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 425 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 387 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $41,400 $53,600
Employment Rate 100% 91%
Total Graduates 287 425

Campus Location

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