C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A+
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A
Dean College is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
Address
99 Main Street
Franklin, MA 02038
Website

Dean College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Scores Range
760-960
ACT Scores Range
15-20
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for Dean College

Cost

Net Price
$25,687/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $19,390/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,057/ year
  • $49-75k
    $24,896/ year
  • $76-110k
    $28,329/ year
  • $110k+
    $29,846/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.25 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.19 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.19 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,062Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
21%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
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What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
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  • Small
    50%
  • Connected
    46%
  • Segregated
    4%

After Dean College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%

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Dean College Reviews

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I have had nothing but amazing experiences at Dean College. Everyone is extremely helpful. I recommend the academic coaching at least for your first semester, just to get you organized and get through any anxieties you may be having. Get involved! Dean has great clubs, and is partnered with the Kraft Organization, and so many opportunities are available.
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Arts & Entertainment Business Management is an amazing Major! It is so interesting and fun to learn. My concentration is in Dance, so I also get to do my passion in some of my classes. There is so many opportunities to interact with the Theatre concentration students. The main professor Joel Thayer is amazing!
Dean College is a new new on the market of colleges they have growing facilities and more and more people are starting to think about going to Dean. Dean is a very small school, so if you're looking for a big campus with a lot of people look somewhere else because you will see the same faces everyday. The town of Franklin is a very quiet town the people are nice and nothing really goes on it is sort of like a pit stop town, but they are also building new things to better develop the town.