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Franklin & Marshall College
  • 4 Year
  • Lancaster, PA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C

editorial

Franklin & Marshall is a highly rated private college located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,306 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Franklin & Marshall acceptance rate is 30%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Political Science and Government, and Business. Graduating 85% of students, Franklin & Marshall alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $46,000.

About

College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17604
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Centennial Conference

Franklin & Marshall College Rankings

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

F&M Admissions

Acceptance Rate
30%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1200-1420
ACT Range
28-31
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$27,102 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$45,933 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
61%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 35 responses
42%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
36%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,306 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
9
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Academic
    42%
  • Dedicated
    23%
  • Preppy
    19%
  • Stressed
    8%
  • Ecclectic
    4%
  • Racist
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
41%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 58 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 70 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Diverse Ideas and Thoughts
    41%
  • Awesome!
    22%
  • Preppy.
    11%
  • Close Minded
    7%
  • Diverse
    4%
  • Intelligent
    4%
  • Stale
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
85%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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