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Franklin Fast Facts
Franklin College is a private liberal arts institution located just 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis, the 13th largest city in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary affiliation with American Baptist Churches USA.
- Enrollment: approximately 1,000 full time students representing 21 states and eight countries
- The student body is almost perfectly balanced with male students representing 49% of the population, and female students 51%.
- Majors: 28 academic majors, 36 minors and eight pre-professional programs
- Faculty: 74 full-time teaching faculty, zero teaching assistants. 86.5% of the faculty holds a terminal degree in their area. 52 have PhDs.
- Student to faculty ratio: 12:1
- Average class size: 15
- Athletics:Franklin is a member of the Heartland Collegiate Conference, and a Division III powerhouse in the NCAA. More than 35% of our students participate in our 18 varsity sports listed below:
- Basketball (Men’s and Women’s)
- Cross Country (Men’s and Women’s)
- Golf (Men’s and Women’s)
- Lacrosse (Women's, Club Level)
- Soccer (Men’s and Women’s)
- Swimming and Diving (Men’s and Women’s)
- Tennis (Men’s and Women’s)
- Track and Field (Men’s and Women’s)
- Campus Life: Franklin is a residential campus offering four residence halls on campus and an array of clubs and organizations for students to choose from. Co-curricular options for students include social, cultural, religious, volunteer and Greek letter organizations. School spirit is evident at FC with ample support for both athletics and the arts.
Class of 2012 Profile
Franklin College employs a holistic approach to the review of applications. Each application is reviewed by at least two admissions counselors. We do our best to consider each students individual circumstances, with the ultimate questions being, “Does this student have the potential for academic success at Franklin?”
- 323 Freshmen
- 48% completed the Indiana Academic Honors Diploma
- 33% were in the top 20% of their high school graduating class
- 12.6% self-identified as multicultural students
The Chart Below shows our middle 50% of incoming students.
Approximately 97% of Franklin College students receive some form of financial assistance. In 2012 we processed over $27 million in financial aid to our students.
|Winter Term Meals||$340|
|Total Direct Charges||$35,185|