2,283
Students
Financial aid thermometer
50,865
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
34
34%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Franklin & Marshall College is a 4-year institution located in Lancaster, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 3003
Lancaster, PA  17604-3003
United States
Contact Julie Kerich
Director of Admissions
Email: julie.kerich@fandm.edu
Phone: 717-358-4743
Fax: 717-358-4389

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Astrophysics Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,720
Applied
2,292
Accepted
2,283
Enrolled
34%
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Female Admissions

3,600
Females Applied
1,347
Females Accepted
37%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,120
Males Applied
945
Males Accepted
30%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Common Application Supplement

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 620 700
SAT Math 640 720
ACT Composite 28 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

56,450
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Fees

100
Full-time student fees
14,050
Room & board
8,310
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

50,865
Avg. Financial Aid Package
52,315
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
44,455
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,107
Avg. Loan Aid
12,125
Avg. Grant Aid
46,102
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,283
Total undergrad students
15%
International Students
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.85%
Black or African American 6.19%
White or Caucasian 57.05%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 5.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.39%
Other 3.67%

Gender

Male (45.77%)
Female (54.23%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 99%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Arts, Flapjack Fest and Campus Activities Fair

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Intervarsity, Hillel, Mi Gente Latina, Cia Bella and F&M Players

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
residence hall security, campus security connected to city police and fire company

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

273
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 242
Part-time - 31
Male - 141
Female - 132