2023 College Guide: Franklin College

Franklin College
Franklin College

Established in 1834, Franklin College is located in charming Franklin, Indiana, just 25 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. Our beautiful, tree-lined campus spans over 207 acres and provides state-of-the-art academic buildings, residential facilities, athletic fields, and a scenic biology woodland, all catering to our vibrant community of learners. Our students hail from different backgrounds and have a unique set of interests, skills, and aspirations, adding to the richness of our academic environment.

At Franklin College, we offer over 50 majors, 40 minors, and 12 pre-professional programs to around 1,000 students. Our small class sizes allow for highly personalized attention and experiential learning opportunities. Our dedicated professors are passionate advocates, imparting knowledge and expertise to our students and helping them transform into well-rounded individuals ready to face modern challenges head-on. 

In addition to the transformative education at Franklin College, our students find their fit in a variety of extracurricular activities, including over 40 student clubs, academic organizations, and Greek life. More than 50 percent of Franklin College students participate in our 21 varsity athletic programs. 

Schedule your Franklin College visit today to discover all we have to offer! 101 Branigin Blvd., Franklin, IN 46131-2598, 317-738-8075, franklincollege.edu

YEAR FOUNDED: 1834 / CURRENT ENROLLMENT: 959 / STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO: 12:1 / UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED: 50+ majors in 24 academic disciplines / MASTER’S DEGREES OFFERED: Master of Science in Athletic Training, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies / SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE: Biology, Business, Exercise Science, Mathematics, Psychology, Public Relations / DISTANCE FROM INDIANAPOLIS: 25 miles / IN-STATE TUITION/OUT-OF-STATE TUITION: $36,600 / STUDENTS ON FINANCIAL AID: 100% // TOP THREE AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS: Recognized as a leader in Social Mobility by U.S. News & World Report (2022); National Model United Nations (NMUN) “Distinguished Delegation” at Annual NMUN International Conference (2022); Four student-journalists recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) as Mark of Excellence Winners for best collegiate work published or broadcast during 2022.

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