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Franklin Pierce University
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  • 4 Year
  • RINDGE, NH

Report Card

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

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Franklin Pierce is a private university located in Rindge, New Hampshire. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,450 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Franklin Pierce acceptance rate is 66%. Popular majors include Health Service Preparatory Studies, Business, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 49% of students, Franklin Pierce alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,100.

About

40 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
RINDGE, NH 03461
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast-10 Conference

Franklin Pierce University Rankings

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Franklin Pierce Admissions

Acceptance Rate
66%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1130
ACT Range
17-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$27,876 / 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
$25,869 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 27 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 27 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
24
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
4
Online Associates Programs
7
Online Bachelor's Programs
13
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    13%
  • On Campus
    76%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,450 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
150
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
36%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Athlete
    60%
  • Normal
    20%
  • Entitled
    10%
  • Limited
    5%
  • Stressed
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
78%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 27 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Community
    48%
  • Home
    22%
  • Cold
    13%
  • Disasterous
    9%
  • Dishonorable
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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