Franklin College

101 Branigin Blvd, Franklin, IN 46131-2623
Tel: (317)738-8000
Private not-for-profit | 1,053 students
Franklin College is a nationally-recognized institution which provides students with a quality liberal arts education. Inaddition, Franklin encourages students to broaden their horizons and challenge their own self-imposed limits through a pairof innovative programs: the Franklin College Leadership Program and the Professional Development Program.

School Overview:

Franklin College
CountyJohnson County, IN
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
84 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,053 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,006 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
47 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
1%3%
% Black
2%6%
% White
96%84%
% Two or more races
1%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$26,895$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$26,895$24,744
 
Percent Admitted65%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)450-540450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)440-560460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)440-530440-570
ACT English (25-75%)19-2419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2518-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)6-86-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)19-2420-25

School Notes:

  • Franklin College is a four-year liberal arts and science institution. The college offers 25 academicmajors to students and eight pre-professional programs, including pre-law, pre-medicine and pre-dentistry.
  • Franklin College was founded in 1834 making it one of the oldest colleges in Indiana. When FranklinCollege opened in 1834, the campus consisted of one white frame house. It has since expanded to include Old Main (acombination of Chandler, Bailey and Stott Halls) and Shirk Hall, both listed on the National Register of Historic Places, aswell as one other classroom building, six residence halls, the Chapel, the Eli Lilly Campus Center, the B.F. HamiltonMemorial Library, and the William R. and Clarice V. Spurlock Physical Education Center. In 1842, Franklin became the firstcollege in Indiana to admit women.
  • Franklin’s campus consists of 74 wooded acres and 26 buildings including two that are listed on theNational Register of Historic Buildings. Franklin also offers more than 60 different student organizations on campus. Thisincludes academic clubs, student congress, intramural athletics, political or religious groups, fine arts activities, Greeklife, honorary organizations and professional groups.
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