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Akbar Ahmed to Deliver Final Convocation Lecture of the Year

Akbar Ahmed, ambassador of Pakistan, will present “Ten Years After The Need for a Dialogue Not a Clash of Civilizations” on Thursday,...
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Kids on Campus Program Offered as Summer Enrichment for Youth

Franklin College will be hosting Kids on Campus, a weeklong summer camp program for youth, from Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27. Classes...
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Independent Survey Indicates FC Excels in High-Impact Practices

Research findings indicate Franklin College provides more high-impact learning practices than many of its peer institutions, according to the...
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Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis. The college prepares men and women for challenging careers and fulfilling lives through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 36 majors, 39 minors and 11 pre-professional programs. In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA.

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Private vs Public

In Indiana, private, nonprofit colleges graduate 58% of their students in four years, compared to only 28% for public institutions. Learn more about the FC difference.

How Much Will it Cost?

A high-quality, private education may be more affordable than you think. Find out more about costs and financial assistance here.

I'm Admitted! Now What?

Congratulations! Getting admitted to FC is the first step of an exciting journey. Learn more about your next steps here.

About Franklin, Indiana

FC is located in beautiful Franklin, Indiana, located just 30 minutes southeast of Indianapolis. Franklin combines the history and charm of a small town with easy access to metropolitan resources. Schedule a visit.

Understanding Financial Aid

Navigating the world of financial aid can be intimidating. Our team of experts is here to help you find your way. Last year, 97% of our students received some type of aid. Learn more.