1,711
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,928
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
76
76%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Franklin Pierce University is a Comprehensive institution located in Rindge, NH, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 40 University Drive
Rindge, NH  03461
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Email: admissions@franklinpierce.edu
Phone: 603-899-4050
Fax: 603-899-4394

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies 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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Public Administration And Social Service Professions 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

5,642
Applied
4,312
Accepted
1,711
Enrolled
76%

Applying

40
Application Fee
2.77
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.2
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 17 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,900
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Fees

3,000
Full-time student fees
13,345
Room & board
7,775
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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

27,928
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,482
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,652
Avg. Loan Aid
18,494
Avg. Grant Aid
23,562
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,711
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.02%
Black or African American 7.02%
White or Caucasian 73.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 1.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 1.14%
Other 6.68%

Gender

Male (44.07%)
Female (55.93%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 92%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Weekend, Crimson and Grey Cultural Series and Alternative Spring Break

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Outing Club, WFPR Radio, Student Senate, Law Club and Business Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
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Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 2 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
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Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
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Faculty

327
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 94
Part-time - 233