Franklin Pierce University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

40 University Drive

Rindge, NH 03461-0060

(603) 899-4050

(800) 437-0048

Fax: (603) 899-4394



Contact: Linda Quimby

Director, Admissions
Main Address

40 University Drive

Rindge, NH 03461-0060

(603) 899-4000

www.franklinpierce.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,076

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 510

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,061

Graduate enrollment: 498

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 77%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 62%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Women in leadership C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts Management B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting/Finance B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Technology B

Education

Education – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Franklin Pierce University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(603) 899-4000
Website:www.franklinpierce.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.franklinpierce.edu/academics/online/apply.htm
Address:40 University Drive, Rindge, NH 03461-0060
Setting:41
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,392
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):44%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,821 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$34,050
Out-of-state Tuition:$34,050
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$20,035

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Franklin Pierce University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Franklin Pierce University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3333
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services111
Education127
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs2144
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies21
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies111
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions112
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts14
Grand total1473216

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Franklin Pierce University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3333
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Health Professions and Related Programs2123
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions111
Grand total9798

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Franklin Pierce University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$34,050
Out-of-state$34,050
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,175
Out-of-state$17,175

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid42199%
Grant or scholarship aid42199%$20,035
Student loan aid33980%$9,652

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,46788%$19,106
Federal student loans1,25775%$7,143

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Franklin Pierce University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Franklin Pierce University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,5062,7713,735
Percent admitted100%79%83%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%11%9%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Franklin Pierce University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,392
Undergraduate enrollment1,763
Graduate enrollment629

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Franklin Pierce University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

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