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Franklin Pierce University
Franklin Pierce University 40 University Drive Rindge, NH 03461 Phone: (603) 899-4000
  • General Information
    About Franklin Pierce University

    Franklin Pierce University prepares its students to become active, engaged citizens and leaders of conscience. Whether at the undergraduate, graduate or professional level, its academic programs are grounded in a liberal arts tradition and are unified by the theme of the Individual and Community. To fulfill this mission, Franklin Pierce commits its energies and resources to: * Cultivating an ethos of academic excellence characterized by a community of scholars dedicated to their students and the furthering of knowledge. * Promoting an expectation of civic engagement, environmental responsibility and global awareness. * Encouraging respect for human diversity and celebrating its enrichment of our common experience. * Developing habits of mind and being that promote lifelong learning and service to others. * Providing the knowledge and skills required to lead a responsible professional life. * Serving as an educational, intellectual and cultural resource for the State of New Hampshire and the global community.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
      Disability Services Student
      • 3% or Less
    • Admission
      Total Applicants 2,746
      Percent Admitted 81%
      Men Admitted 81%
      Women Admitted 81%
      Full Time Retention Rate 60%
    • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

      •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
        Critical Reading 440 540
        Math 440 540
        Writing 440 530
      •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
        Composite 19 24
        English 17 22
        Math 17 23
        Writing 19 23
    • Student Demographics
      Total Enrolled 3,190
      Native American 11
      Asian 33
      African American 71
      Hispanic 55
      Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,535
      Enrolled FullTime Graduates 330

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