At Franklin College, you will find a rigorous, liberal arts curriculum taught by high caliber professors with passion for teaching. Our more than 50 majors and 40 minors allow you to create a fully a customized college experience where you can pursue your passions. Our hand-on, immersive learning approach provides experience in and out of the classroom with 100% of undergraduate students completing an internship or significant research before graduation. We also offer numerous opportunities for you to find your fit with 21 DIII athletic programs, Greek Life 50 student organizations, Religious Life and more!

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Diversity and Inclusion Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Franklin College accepts applications throughout the entire year. Apply to be a first-year student if you have not attended any post-secondary institutions. We will assess your application holistically, in terms of the full range of your academic and personal achievements, while giving consideration to the opportunities and challenges you have encountered. A complete application includes a submitted Common App and high school transcript. You may also choose to include letters of recommendation and SAT or ACT test scores.


Franklin College accepts applications throughout the entire year. Transfer students usually begin Franklin College during the fall or spring semester. Apply to be a transfer student if you have attended any other post-secondary institution since graduating high school. A complete application includes a submitted Common App and high school transcript. You may also choose to include letters of recommendation and SAT or ACT test scores.

Additional Information

We believe that a quality education should be affordable and accessible. That’s why we are committed to making it possible for you to pursue your goals, dreams and ambitions at Franklin. In fact, just last year we awarded over $31.4 million in aid to students. 

98% of students who attend Franklin College receive assistance through financial aid and scholarships. Our scholarships range from $2,500 to full tuition and are given based on the strength of each student’s academic records, test scores, and leadership experience. Franklin College scholarships and grants are renewable for a maximum of eight semesters (fall/spring) of full-time undergraduate enrollment.

Visit us

The best way to learn more about Franklin College is to visit campus and discover everything we have to offer! Stroll across our beautiful, tree-lined campus, spanning 207 acres, while you explore our academic and residential facilities. You can also connect with a professor, sit in on a class, attend a game or grab a bite in the Grizzly Cafe. With flexible visit options to choose from, we are sure you will find a time to visit that fits your schedule and interests. Visit to schedule your campus tour!

“I have friends at big schools and they have classes with 400 people. My biggest class was 25. That means I always have access to my professors. I like having relationships with my professors, and knowing that if I have questions, I can find answers.”

Alexis Cheatham, '21
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Admissions office

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101 Branigin Blvd
Franklin, IN 46131-2623, United States of America

Phone number

(888) 852-6471