1,301
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,345
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
86
86%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Dean College is a 4-year institution located in Franklin, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 99 Main Street
Franklin, MA  02038
United States
Contact Iris P. Godes
Associate Vice President of Enrollment Services/Dean of Admissions
Email: igodes@dean.edu
Phone: 508-541-1508
Fax: 508-541-8726

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,515
Applied
3,886
Accepted
1,301
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

2,428
Females Applied
2,115
Females Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,087
Males Applied
1,771
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.61
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Interview
One recommendation
Other requirements: Audition for performing arts majors

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 450 550
SAT Math 485 430 530
ACT Composite 22 18 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,234
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Fees

200
Full-time student fees
16,836
Room & board
10,634
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

27,345
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,040
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,600
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,926
Avg. Loan Aid
14,464
Avg. Grant Aid
7,605
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,301
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.94%
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 54.44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.56%
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 3.73%
Other 11.98%

Gender

Male (45.89%)
Female (54.11%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 90%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Fling, Homecoming and Bulldog Bash

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
National Society of Leadership and Success, Student Activities Committee, Residence Hall Association, International Student Association and Dean Community Outreach

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

140
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 109
Male - 60
Female - 80