Fact Sheet | Franklin University

Franklin University Fact Sheet

Serving a diverse student body

  • Nearly 10,000 students enroll at Franklin annually
  • Our students range in age from the late teens to mid-70s, and the average student’s age is in the early-30s
  • The average class size is 15
  • International students representing more than 70 different countries call Franklin their educational home each year

Eliminating barriers to earning a college education

  • Our Academic Advisors walk you through your college career from application to graduation
  • Open undergraduate admissions and multiple start dates throughout the year make the decision to prepare for your future easy
  • With highly competitive tuition rates, Franklin helps you invest in your future by keeping your education affordable
  • The majority of Franklin students receive some type of financial assistance including grants, loans, scholarships, or our deferred payment option

  • More than 90% of our students have transferred credits to Franklin from other schools
  • We offer a wide variety of Undergraduate Majors and Graduate Programs
  • By operating as an independent, nonprofit institution, we can embrace change and advance the scope and quality of the education we offer to students near and far

Convenient and student friendly

  • All our programs can be completed online
  • According to a recent student survey, 95% of Franklin students say the service provided by our Academic Advisors meets or exceeds their expectations
  • The majority of our students work full time while attending Franklin
  • Courses are offered at our Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio and at locations in Delaware, Ohio, Dublin, Ohio, Westerville, Ohio, Beavercreek, Ohio, and Indianapolis, Indiana, in addition to online. The University also holds classes on the campuses of ten of our community college partners. For a complete list of all Franklin locations, click Here.
  • Most classes meet at night to fit busy work schedules
  • Students have the option of taking classes in 3-, 6-, 12-, and 15-week formats
  • Students enjoy free parking at each of our locations

Recognized for excellence and innovation

  • Franklin is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents
  • Franklin’s business programs are accredited by the International Association of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Franklin's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Franklin is regulated by The Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education
  • More than 250 community colleges partner with Franklin University to assist their graduates in completing their bachelor’s degrees online
  • Franklin adjunct instructors practice what they teach and stay current with business and industry trends
  • Franklin’s distance MBA, M.S. in Accounting, and M.S. in Computer Science were awarded a Best Value in Regionally Accredited Online MBAs by GetEducated.com as part of its business school rankings
  • G.I. Jobs magazine has named Franklin University to its 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools, which honors the top 15% of colleges, universities, and trade schools doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students
  • Franklin University has been named one of America’s Top Military Friendly Colleges and Universities by Military Advanced Education magazine

Extending our reach

  • The University’s MBA Program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia 
  • Franklin’s Center for Professional Training & Development offers quality programs and professional certificates that provide a competitive edge in today’s workforce
  • The Franklin Center for Career Development offers a wide array of services to meet the diverse needs of Franklin students and alumni in today’s changing workforce



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