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Franklin and Marshall College Stats, Info and Facts

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2,335 Students

34% Admitted

  • 2,283 full time
  • 47 part time
  • 1,083 men full time
  • 1,205 women full time
  • 4,934 applied
  • 2,204 admitted
  • 629 enrolled

2,283 Undergraduates

$52,190 Tuition/Year

  • 50 Non-Degree
  • $52,190 in state
  • $100 fees
  • $14,050 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

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Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Blue and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Ashley from Burlington, VT
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  • Franklin & Marshall is about the liberal arts experience. You are not there to become a doctor, or a lawyer or a business professional; you are there to learn, to…

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  • Jade from Leola, PA
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  • Franklin and Marshall is known for having students that are quite wealthy and intelligent. While not everyone conforms to that stereotype, namely the wealthy portion, I still find it to…

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  • SE from Jersey
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  • F&M is an excellent academic liberal arts school. It is rigorous but the small learning community is an advantage. Students and professors are very supportive.…

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  • Anonymous
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  • F&M is an extremely underrated school, with academic quality that I would argue rivals some of the best schools in the country of its kind (small, private liberal arts). It…

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  • Georgianna from Frederick, MD
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  • The campus is integrated into the local community without losing the collegiate feel, which opens up local employment and service opportunities. The classes are small and discussion-based and will not…

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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.

Franklin and Marshall College
  • Located in Lancaster, PA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,335 students enrolled
  • 34% admitted
  • $52,190 annual cost to attend
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kristina from Jessup, MD
  • I am a current student here

    The people who surround me are just as excited to be here as I am. They match you with an students with similar interest on the same hall. So it won't take long until you find someone you click with.

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  • 5
  • Cherylen from Inglewood, CA
  • I am a current student here

    I enjoy being here. I enjoy the college life overall. It's an amazing experience. It's a diverse community and it's very easy to make friends especially after the first-year orientation.

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  • 5
  • Crystal from Philadelphia, PA
  • I am a current student here

    This college is truly the best college for me, and I'm sure for anyone else as well. The teachers here are from all around the world and have achieved such accomplishments that I feel privileged to be learning from them.

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