Dean College

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University Overview

Established in 1865, Dean College is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Franklin (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Dean College (DC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Dean College (DC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 155 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. DC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym DC
Founded 1865
Motto Forti et Fideli Nihil Difficile
Colours Cardinal red, black and white

University Location

Address 99 Main Street
Franklin
02038-1994 Massachusetts
United States
Tel +1 (877) 879 3326
Fax +1 (508) 541 8726

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 99 Main Street
Franklin 02038-1994
508-541-1508
800-TRY-DEAN

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
2000 Classification Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Dean College's Library
Dean College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 35,672 physical volumes, 575 physical media, 12,136 digital/electronic medium and 42 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Dean College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,001 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM)
  • Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)
  • Overseas Association of College Admissions Counselors (OACAC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA)

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