Graduate Studies Franklin Pierce University

Graduate Studies Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, NH
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
16 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate
      Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Emerging Network Technologies Graduate Certificate
    • Health Administration Graduate Certificate
      Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Leadership Doctor of Arts (DA)
      Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
    • Sports Management Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Information Technology Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Energy And Sustainability Studies Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Special Education Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Curriculum And Instruction Master of Education (M Ed)
    • Physician Assistant Studies Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
    • Information Technology Management Master of Science (MS)
    • Nursing Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 76
    • Doctoral Degrees 46
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


96% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 227
    • Accepted 220
    • Acceptance Rate 96
    • Enrolled 185
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 2.5, 3 letters of recommendation; competencies in accounting, economics, statistics, and and computer skills through life experience or undergraduate coursework (for MBA); certification/e-portfolio, minimum C grade in all education courses (for M Ed); license to practice as RN (for MS in nursing)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, BA/BS, 3 letters of recommendation, personal mission statement, interview, writing sample, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8, master's degree (for DA); 80 hours of observation/work in PT settings, completion of anatomy, chemistry, physics, and and statistics, minimum GPA of 3.0 (for DPT)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students587
    • Female Percentage63%
    • Male Percentage37%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students587
    • Part-time Percentage83%
    • Full-time Percentage17%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown23%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty100
    • Full-time Percentage28%
    • Part-time Percentage72%
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEvidence-based practice in sports physical therapy, human resource management in economic crisis, leadership in nursing, innovation in sports facility management, differentiated learning and understanding by design
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Graduate Studies

Franklin Pierce University

40 University Drive
Rindge, NH 03461-0060
United States

Dr. Patricia Brown

Interim Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies

Phone: 603-899-4316
Fax: 603-229-4580

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