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Franklin Pierce University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,396 Students

76% Admitted

  • 2,303 full time
  • 532 part time
  • 929 men full time
  • 935 women full time
  • 2,401 applied
  • 2,239 admitted
  • 399 enrolled

1,713 Undergraduates

$31,500 Tuition/Year

  • 587 Graduates
  • 54 Non-Degree
  • $31,500 in state
  • $2,550 fees
  • $13,345 room & board
  • $1,300 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: New England Rural area, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Crimson and grey
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Cody from Fort Kent, ME
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  • A very open and welcoming environment. Meant for students who are social and can adapt to a small school. Great scenery and plenty of outdoor recreation to do.…

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  • Kendra from Brunswick, ME
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  • Franklin Pierce University is a great school with a beautiful campus. There is a very friendly environment and the faculty and staff are extremely welcoming. It is a…

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  • Kendra from Rindge, NH
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  • This is a small college on a beautiful rural campus with skilled and dedicated professors. However, the party/drinking atmosphere of student life and widespread disinterest in academic excellence is not…

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  • Amber from Ashford, CT
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  • This may not be the best school in the country, but it is a fantastic school. Small class sizes, you can get to know your professors better, gorgeous campus, and…

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  • Nicole
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  • If you are a student that is looking for a small school with easy access to the rest of campus other than your dorm, FPU is great for you. If…

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Mission Statement

Franklin Pierce College offers a student-centered higher educational opportunity to individuals committed to academic and personal achievements. The College’s 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.
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Franklin Pierce University
  • Located in Rindge, NH
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,396 students enrolled
  • 76% admitted
  • $31,500 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • Victoria from Fall River, MA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The environment of the school is wonderful, its such a peaceful place and I've even visited in the winter. Sure it is freezing but the sight of the snow on the trees is beautiful. PLUS They even set up a snowboarding ramp on the front lawn, and they may open up their private ski hill again.

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  • 5
  • Miranda from West Hartford, CT
  • I am a current student here

    If I could add more thn 5 stars i would! At first i had seconds thought about goint to Franklin Pierce but after giving it a chance i fell in love all over again! What i live by here on campus is that you have to find your path, your niche and you will love being here more than anything in the world! It may be a small school but that's what makes it wonderful; you get to have close relationships with other students, faculty, staff and even local people! I love Frankie P so much!

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  • 4
  • Kate from Hopedale, MA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Franklin Pierce is a GORGEOUS campus. It is very very very tiny so if you are from a big city and love that lifestyle this isn't the place for you. It is in the middle of no where and the closest big city is Keene, NH which isn't really even a city. If you are someone who really enjoys being involved in student activities, FP has a lot of those so you will be able to always stay busy and have fun that way, but if you are looking for a club scene, chances are you won't find one. On the brighter side, FP does do a lot of trips into Boston and Providence, etc. it just means a little extra money to pay since you are so far from them.

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