Franklin College

101 Branigin Blvd, Franklin, United States
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Overview of Franklin College

About this school

Franklin, founded in 1834, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 74-acre campus is located in Franklin, 20 miles south of Indianapolis.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,016
    • Men:483 (47.5%)
    • Women:533 (52.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Franklin College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
101 Branigin Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Franklin, IN  46131
Phone
(317) 738-8075
Fax
(317) 738-8274
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 2,301 applicants were admitted
Women
62% of 1,227 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 1,074 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
301 (21%) of 1,418 admitted students enrolled
Women
163 (21%) of 762 admitted students enrolled
Men
138 (21%) of 656 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.53
375 And Above
36%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
510-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
58%
• Score 400 - 500
18%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
500-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
26%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
21%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
6%
• Score 24 - 29
33%
• Score 18 - 23
50%
• Score 12 - 17
11%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,920 (70.37669284169796%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,215 (20.974166382155456%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.7313076135199728%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,600 (5.917833162626607%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Franklin College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001798
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
232 (97.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
211 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
211 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
32 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$22,156
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 211 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,557
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 165 (78.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,323
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 32 (15.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
27 (11.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,685

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
906 (93.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
816 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
816 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
122 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$22,129
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 813 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,625
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 647 (79.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,505
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 116 (14.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
143 (14.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,321

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,145
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


75

Part-Time Faculty


48

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


53%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 71% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,776,613

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
150
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Franklin College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


75.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


55.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


60.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


61.7%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (32)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Canadian Studies
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Communication/journalism, Parks and recreation, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering, athletic training with Franklin College, public health with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science in Athletic Training

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    24,194

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    207 acres

    Environment


    Suburban environment

    Campus Size


    Indianapolis

    Weather


    Temperature
    17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
    Rain
    155 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    30 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
    Nearest Bus Station
    20 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis
    Nearest Train Station
    20 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    69% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through junior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    31%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Grizzly Bear
    School Colors
    Blue and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Franklin College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student entertainment board, student congress, fc volunteers

    Sororities


    45% of women participate

    Fraternities


    25% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    962

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,016
    Women
    533
    Men
    483

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.8% Asian
    • 4.2% Black/African-American
    • 2.7% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 87.5% White
    • 1.6% Unknown

    International Students


    0.3% from 3 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    18

    Student Resources

    Study resources