College Profile: Franklin and Marshall College

 
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Franklin & Marshall College (abbreviated as "F&M") is a four-year private co-educational liberal arts college in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It is the 25th-oldest institution for higher education, as well as the 17th-oldest college in the United States. It employs 175 full-time faculty members and has a student body of approximately 1,980 full-time students. In 2008, F&M was ranked as 40th on U.S. News & World Report's annual list of America's 215 liberal arts colleges. It was also ranked #1 in the nation for "Faculty accessibility" by The Princeton Review.[citation needed] The college is a member of the Centennial Conference. For the Class of 2011 Admissions Cycle, the acceptance rate dropped to 37%, making it F&M's most selective class yet.
 
College Ave
Lancaster, PA
17604-3003
717-291-3911 (general)
717-291-3991 (financial aid)
717-291-3953 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

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.


General Information
Other Names Franklin & Marshall College, Franklin & Marshall, Franklin and Marshall, F&M, FandM
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Franklin and Marshall College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
2,071 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
5,174 Fall Applicants2,552 Total Dormitory Capacity
2,034 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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