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Accredited, nonprofit and putting students first since 1902

Get the college education you deserve and the support you need from the university that’s been dedicated to the working adult for more than 115 years.

From convenient, online classes to a huge list of student-centered services, everything at Franklin is designed with you, your schedule and finishing your degree in mind.

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Accredited Online University

Nearly 80% of our students take online courses.

Maximize Transfer Credits

More than 90% of students transfer credit from other schools.

In-Demand Skills

Learn from a leader in preparing working adults for career advancement.

Real-World Practitioners

Learn from faculty with in-the-field experience.

Student Focused

Students matter -- profits don't.

Introduction to Franklin

Find out why Franklin University’s been the favorite college choice of adult learners for more than 115 years.

Fit In at College Just Fine

Instead of weekend parties, we offer college degree programs that let you work all day, study at your convenience, and still have a life, too. Here, you’ll also connect with other, like-minded working professionals and alumni to further advance your network and career. Find your fit at Franklin.

Study When & Where You Want

Find a program that meets your busy life, thanks to online programs, after-work classes, multiple locations and more.

Balanced Learning Approach

Our balanced learning approach equally allocates workload throughout the course to help you balance your study time with other commitments. And because our courses are fully detailed, week-by-week and assignment-by-assignment on the course website, you can plan your studies around your life - instead of the other way around.

Multiple Start Dates

Start and finish faster -- and more conveniently -- with college classes that fit your life and schedule. Variable class start dates help you customize your schedule and keep things as interruption-free as possible.

Flexible Online Programs

Our 100 percent online degree programs are the no-hassle way to finish earning your college degree.

No matter how busy your work or home life is or gets, Franklin’s 100 percent online programs are a convenient option for working adults like you who want to earn a college degree. As a leader in online learning, you can take classes on your terms -- just like 80 percent of our students. Even when you’re online, you’re never alone. With faculty and peer support, interactive assignments, and much more, Franklin’s online learning programs help you achieve your goals without disrupting your life.

Transfer Friendly

Save time and money on your degree with Franklin’s generous transfer credit policy.

The Franklin Learning Difference

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Academic & Industry Experts

Credentialed professionals with real-world experience design and teach our classes.

  • Benefit from the insight of industry leaders and the academic expertise of our faculty so that what you learn translates into on-the-job success.
  • Learn from teaching faculty whose professional expertise helps bring academic concepts and theories to life so you can immediately apply them in your career.
  • Discover the theory behind the practice as well as how to apply it in the real world from industry-experienced faculty (not graduate students or lifetime academics).
     

Relevant & Consistent Curriculum

Everything you learn is a result of your degree program’s content, not the class format.

  • Learn in-demand and on-trend skills in every course you take.
  • Root yourself in foundational concepts while also staying ahead of the curve with degree programs that combine core learning with cutting-edge assignments.
  • Earn the same high-quality degree whether you study online, on-site or both.
     

Hands-On Learning Experience

Learn theories and concepts, as well as how they apply to practical situations.

  • Participate in relevant and engaging learning simulations, case studies, interactive videos and group exercises.
  • Learn from an intuitively designed and logically taught curriculum so you’re more successful in the classroom -- and beyond.
     

Continuously Evolving Programs

Stay at the forefront of industry trends through consistent program reviews and updates.

  • Learn from relevant, regularly updated programs, as a result of continuous student feedback and ongoing faculty reviews.
  • Keep up with new trends, thanks to a structured review process that helps identify industry gaps and guide curriculum enhancements.
  • Benefit from improved student learning and teaching methods, informed by hard-data assessments.