Franklin College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in a wooded 187-acre campus in Franklin, Indiana. Founded in 1834 some 175 years ago, it was only in 1842 that the college began taking in female students, making it the first co-educational facility in Indiana and the seventh in the country. The mission of the college is to prepare students for a successful personal and professional life in the future through a strong basic liberal arts education.
The college offers courses leading to a bachelor’s degree in over 36 academic majors and 35 minors including biology, business, education and journalism. It also has 9 pre-professional programs.
Currently, the total enrollment of Franklin College is 1,047 full-time undergraduate students, 48% of whom are boys and 52% girls. To assist the students in their quest for higher education, the college has 66 full-time faculty members, 87% of whom hold either a Ph.D. or the highest possible degree in their respective fields. With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1 and average class size no more than 16, students at Franklin College are assured of a focused interaction with their teachers who are always committed to assisting the students attain their educational goals.
Cost of admission at Franklin College for academic year 2009-2010 is US$30,530 for full-time undergraduate students. This includes tuition at US$23,100; other fees at US$255; residential hall at US$4,085; and meal plan at US$3,090. As a form of assistance to its students, Franklin College extends financial aid by way of loans, grants or on-campus employment.
Residential halls for students who want on-campus housing are available.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as distance education degree programs and online classes, please contact Franklin College.