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  • Franklin students are challenged in rigorous academic programs.

    Reach Your Full Potential

    Franklin will challenge you in rigorous academic programs taught by high caliber professors who have a passion for teaching. With 50+ majors from 25 academic disciplines to choose from, you can customize an educational plan perfect for you. Franklin’s learning environment is engaging and personalized to align with your interests and goals. There are no teaching assistants at Franklin; with our 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio, you can be certain that your professors will know more about you than just your name and will push you to reach your full potential. Franklin students consistently score in the top percentiles on national field tests in business, athletic training and psychology. Ninety-five percent of students in the class of 2015 were working full time or attending graduate school within six months of their graduation.

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  • Franklin students get real world experience.

    Get Real World Experience

    Historically, 95 percent of Franklin College graduates are employed or attending graduate school within six months of earning their bachelor’s degrees. With their combined liberal arts backgrounds and real-world experiences gained through engaged-learning programs and internships, Franklin students are highly desired candidates for jobs and graduate school programs across the nation. Franklin’s close proximity to Indianapolis opens the door to internship and career opportunities with approximately 45,000 businesses. Best of all, Franklin’s faculty and staff will help guide your professional development journey, preparing you to succeed on campus and well beyond. You will graduate with the confidence and skills to contribute meaningfully to the world and grow you career.

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  • Franklin students experience individualized attention.

    Individualized Attention

    You will collaborate with faculty and staff to create a customized educational experience designed to help you meet your career and/or graduate school goals. Every Franklin experience includes access to professional development programs, global education and travel opportunities, civic engagement initiatives, internships and undergraduate research projects. Leadership opportunities abound through campus clubs and organizations, athletic programs and local community partnerships. There is a strong chance that whatever you want to study, pursue or explore is offered at Franklin, and you will find the support to accomplish it. Students can count on receiving individualized attention that nurtures success.

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    Maximize the Value of Your Experience

    Franklin College has been recognized nationally for its high quality education and lower net cost. In 2015, Franklin was ranked ninth in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Value category and 11th in the Best Regional Colleges category for the Midwest. In Money magazine’s list of the top 50 U.S. colleges and universities that add the most value to their degrees, Franklin ranked 44th and was the only Indiana school named to the list. Historically, 95 percent of Franklin students receive some form of financial assistance; all students are considered for a wide range of annual scholarships and grants. In 2015, Franklin processed approximately $29 million in student aid. Our alumni will tell you that a Franklin College education is an investment that produces a lifetime of valuable returns.

Concert Season Opens with Music Faculty Recital

The faculty of the Franklin College Music Department will present a one-hour recital on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Clarence E. & Inez R. Custer Theatre in Old Main. The recital and campus parking are free and open to the public. For...
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First Theatre Performance of the Season, “The Miser”

The Franklin College Theatre Department will perform Moliere’s The Miser at 8 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Oct. 4 through Saturday, Oct. 7 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct 8. All performances will be in Théâtre Margot in the Johnson Center for Fine...
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Indianapolis Artist Exhibits Pottery

The Franklin College Art Department welcomes guest artist Staci DeBolt to campus on Tuesday, Sept. 19. She will talk about her work during a lecture titled “Object Permanence,” at 7 p.m. in the Henderson Conference Room, located on the second...
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