Franklin and Marshall College

#44 in Liberal Arts Colleges

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Lancaster, PADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveBachelor's degree2,255 Students36.37 % Acceptance Ratio9:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Franklin and Marshall College is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It has a total enrollment of 2,255 and student to faculty ratio is 9:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 36.37% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio36.37 %
    Admission Yield25.27 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$60

    The acceptance ratio is 36.37% last year at Franklin and Marshall College where total 6,953 students applied and 2,529 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$54,370
    On-Campus Living Costs$14,850
    Off-Campus Living Costs$14,850

    The tuition & fees at Franklin and Marshall College, for academic year 2017-2018 is $54,370.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $14,850 when living on campus and $14,850 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    Campus Housing

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service


    Franklin and Marshall College provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, Campus Housing, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Placement Service, Library and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Franklin and Marshall College.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Franklin and Marshall College

Key Stats for Franklin and Marshall College

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Franklin and Marshall College$54,370
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania$32,750

Admission Chances extremely difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.90%

Financial Helps low financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania89.69%

Student Population small

Franklin and Marshall College2,255
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania300,521

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.74%

Major Programs few programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania114

Franklin and Marshall College's Mission

Franklin & Marshall is a residential college dedicated to excellence in undergraduate liberal education. Its aims are to inspire in young people of high promise and diverse backgrounds a genuine and enduring love for learning, to teach them to read, write, and think critically, to instill in them the capacity for both independent and collaborative action, and to educate them to explore and understand the natural, social and cultural worlds in which they live. In so doing, the College seeks to foster in its students qualities of intellect, creativity, and character, that they may live fulfilling lives and contribute meaningfully to their occupations, their communities, and their world.

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