101 Branigin Boulevard Franklin, IN 46131-2623 317-738-8062
http://www.franklincollege.edu admissions@franklincollege.edu
About Franklin College
  • Year of Foundation 1834
  • Size of Campus 156 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation American Baptist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 1,003
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50%, 50%, 3%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $24,470
  • Room and Board $7,295
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 1,153
Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for significant careers through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 30 majors, 35 minors and nine pre-professional programs. In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Campus Ministry: Religious Life Teams
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 42%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Club, Student Association in the Support of Multiculturalism (SASOM), Modern Language Club
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 4
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Grizzly Grand Prix Race and Festival, Annual Kite Carnival, Greek Week, Family Week End, Homecoming
  • Setting Suburban
  • Percent students who are frat members 31%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta (sociology), Alpha Senior Honorary, Chi Alpha Sigma (athletic), Chi Beta Phi (science), Delta Mu Delta (business), Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership), Laurels and Lancers (freshman), Phi Sigma Tau (philosophy), Phi Alpha Theta (history), Pi
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Indianapolis, Indiana (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Indianapolis, Indiana (20)
  • Distance to nearest bus Indianapolis, Indiana (20)
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 10%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 20%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 70%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (65%), fraternity housing (35%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 63%
  • Number of students using college housing 74%
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 4,854
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 50
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Books in Library 127,878
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 250
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,699
  • Number Of Microforms 300,844
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Leadership Center, Dietz Center for Professional Developement
  • Number Of Subscriptions 349
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 50
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities NA
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 75%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs National City Bank, Ernst and Young, Indianapolis Children???s Museum, Raymond James and Associates, Wells Fargo, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Celedon Trucking, Johnson County Community Corrections, Youth Connections, Richard Harrison Baily / The Agency, Best
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (IUPUI)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 53%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,398
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