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  • Franklin Pierce College
  • General Address :
  • 20 College Rd
    Rindge, New Hampshire 03461
    Phone: (603) 899-4000
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 1,000-5,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Franklin Pierce College offers a student-centered higher educational opportunity to individuals committed to academic and personal achievements. The Colleges academic program is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences - traditional, relevant disciplines vital to contemporary society. A distinctive element of the College is its core curriculum, Individual and Community, the spirit of which pervades the academic culture of the College. The hallmark goal of Franklin Pierce College is to prepare its students to function well as citizens and leaders of a democratic society. The College recognizes no limits to the potential of its students for future achievement.
    Franklin Pierce College admits students with varying levels of past achievement, and, by requiring them to become actively engaged in their own learning, encourages habits of thought and conduct which promote a lifetime of intellectual and personal growth.
    The main campus in Rindge serves persons who wish to pursue baccalaureate education in a full-time residential setting. In addition, the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies serves those throughout New Hampshire, who seek professional advancement and improvement in the quality of their lives through undergraduate and graduate studies. In all locations, study within one of the disciplines prepares a student for further formal education or for direct entry into a career field. Co-curricular programs, designed to respond to the social, moral, and physical dimensions of development, complement and support the academic programs.
    Franklin Pierce College is committed to serving as an educational, intellectual, and cultural resource for the citizens of our region. The College affirms that learning, personal development, and service to others are lifelong commitments requiring continuous initiative. The College, therefore, strives to impress this realization on all its students.
  • Admission information :
  • Admission Office Phone: (603) 899-4055

    Admission / Applications ratio (2006): 74%

    Admission Considerations:
    Secondary school GPA (Required), Secondary school rank (Recommended), Secondary school record (Required), Completion of college-prepatory program (Recommended), Recommendations (Required), Admission test scores (Required), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) (Recommended)
  • Test Scores (2006) :
  • 25th Percentile75th Percentile
    SAT Critical Reading440550
    SAT Math430535
    SAT Writing420520
    ACT Composite1723
    ACT English1624
    ACT Math1721
    25th Percentile = 25% of students scored at or below
    75th Percentile = 25% of students scored above
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Undergraduate Academic Year Cost:

    2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008
    Tuition and fees $23,710 $25,300 $26,516
    Books and supplies $850 $900 $1,196
    Room and board (on campus) $7,990 $9,050 $8,640
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (603) 899-4180

    Percentage of students receiving any financial aid: 90%

    Average amount of types of financial aid received from:
    Federal Grants: $2,699
    State/Local Grants: $743
    Institutional Grants: $11,792
    Student Loans: $8,878
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