40 University Drive, Rindge, New Hampshire 03461-006020 800-437-0048
http://www.franklinpierce.edu admissions@franklinpierce.edu
About Franklin Pierce College
  • Year of Foundation 1962
  • Size of Campus 1,200 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,635
Application
  • App. Deadlines Rolling
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 25,300
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
Franklin Pierce University embraces an education that matters: one that achieves academic success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs. Our community of educators and learners creates an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity and encourages experiential and applied learning. A Franklin Pierce experience enables each student to discover and fulfill his or her own unique potential. We prepare students to become confident, knowledgeable individuals and leaders of conscience.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Lambda Alpha (Anthropology), Psi Chi (Psychology), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Sigma Tau Delta (English), Sigma Beta Delta (Business), Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science), Alpha Chi
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Non-demoninational weekly meetings
  • Other on-campus organizations 5%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Club, Sistus, Black Student Alliance (BSL)
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Pumptoberfest, Comedy Series, Spring Concert, Talent Show, movie nights, coffeehouse series, bus trip, Hallowscreem, lecture series
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Manchester, NH (50), Boston, MA (65)
  • Distance to nearest train Brattleboro, VT (30)
  • Distance to nearest bus Keene, NH (17)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 15%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 5%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (55%), apartment for single students (24%), special housing for disabled students (4%), other housing options (17%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 64%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 67%
  • Number of students using college housing 85%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 10%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 193
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 48
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 5,409
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 144
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 13,577
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 72
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 997
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 50
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 133,082
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 79%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of New Hampshire)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs CNN, Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, ESPN, Fox Studios, Fidelity Investments, The Key Program, John Hancock Financial Services, Liberty Mutual, The May Institute, Mass Mutual, Peace Corps, State Street Bank, State of New Ha
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of New Hampshire)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 50%