Franklin Pierce University

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world rank  6443

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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 medium town of Rindge (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New Hampshire. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Concord, Porstmouth, Lebanon, Goodyear. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Franklin Pierce University (FPU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US 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), 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 58 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 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FPU 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 FPU
Founded 1962
Motto Ex umbris ad lucem
Out of darkness into light
Colours Maroon and gray

University Location

Address 40 University Drive
Rindge
03461-0060 New Hampshire
United States
Tel +1 (603) 899 4000
Fax +1 (603) 899 4394
Other locations Concord, Porstmouth, Lebanon, Goodyear

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)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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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 recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- 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 60-70%
Admission Office 40 University Drive
Rindge 03461-0060
(603) 899 4050
800 437 0048

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Franklin Pierce University's Library
Franklin Pierce University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 105,736 physical volumes, 12,082 physical media and 70 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Franklin Pierce University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,364 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

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1968


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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