Franklin & Marshall is a highly rated private college located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,263 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Franklin & Marshall acceptance rate is 34%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Economics. Graduating 86% of students, Franklin & Marshall alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $46,000.
NCAA Division III (with football)
Franklin & Marshall College Rankings
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.35 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.43 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.43 responses
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.56 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.68 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.20 responses
Franklin & Marshall College Reviews
I really love being a student here! That’s just it- the student body loves their school in general so morale is high and there is a sense of school spit. Centennial League athletics are really fun and kids come out to sporting events. Academics are definitely challenging so my advice is to budget your time and don’t procrastinate. Library and resources are top notch and I love my professors. Dorms are super nice, food could be healthier and not so heavy for sure. The college housing system is pretty cool - love the Hogwarts set up. It’s a cute town and we love the Farmers Market and hang out at the bars and restaurants on a Friday night. Would recommend for sure!
Special school, incredible sense of community and school spirit. Diversity is increasing. Students are dedicated and smart. Work hard and play hard would be the dominant vibe on campus!
Franklin & Marshall College is a great place for students to learn and grow. I studied Biology and Music and met many very friendly and kind professors and students, some of whom I still keep in touch with years after graduation. The professors at F&M go out of their way to help you however they can, and you will work hard but it will be worth it. The city of Lancaster also provides a great backdrop to the college experience!