Franklin Pierce University

country rank  1244
world rank  4246

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University Overview

Established in 1962, Franklin Pierce University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Rindge (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New Hampshire. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Concord, Porstmouth, Lebanon, Goodyear. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Franklin Pierce University (FPU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Franklin Pierce University (FPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym FPU
Founded 1962
Motto Ex umbris ad lucem
Out of darkness into light
Colours Maroon and gray

University Location

Address 40 University Drive
Rindge (population range: 2,500-9,999)
03461-0060 New Hampshire
United States
T +1 (603) 899 4000
F +1 (603) 899 4394
Other locations Concord, Porstmouth, Lebanon, Goodyear

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 40 University Drive
Rindge 03461-0060
+1 (603) 899 4050
800 437 0048

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Franklin Pierce University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1968


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019