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.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- 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.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 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