Franklin University

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world rank  1758

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University Overview

Founded in 1902, Franklin University is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Columbus (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Ohio. This institution also has a branch campus in Urbana. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Franklin University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Franklin University 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 121 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Franklin University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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

Founded 1902
Motto Finish. Advance. Succeed.

University Location

Address 201 S Grant Avenue
43215-5399 Ohio
United States
Tel +1 (614) 797 4700
Fax +1 (614) 224 8027
Other locations Urbana

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 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 None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 201 South Grant Avenue
Columbus 43215-5399
(614) 797 4700
877 341 6300

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools
2000 Classification Schools of business and management
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Franklin University's Library
Franklin University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 13,360 physical volumes, 1,056 physical media, 20,000 digital/electronic medium and 146 licensed digital/electronic databases. Franklin University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE);

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

Open Education Global

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