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How It Works

Get Started Quickly and Easily

As a University dedicated to working adults, we know that your time is valuable, so we have a hassle-free admission process that works for you. In addition, you can count on your dedicated admissions advisor to keep you on track every step of the way. 

How It Works

Step 1: Complete your application 

Apply online using your unique certificate of completion Franklin application link. 

The graduate application fee is waived for Nationwide associates in the Claims Leadership Certificate of Completion.

Step 2: Submit your transcripts

Submitting electronic transcripts is a faster way for Franklin University to receive your official transcript. Check with your previous institution to see if this is an option instead of having a paper copy mailed to us. Electronic transcripts should be emailed to

Please allow 7-10 days for your transcript to arrive at Franklin. There is no cost for us to receive and evaluate your transcript.

If your transcripts are being sent to us by mail, please have them mailed in an official, sealed envelope to:

Franklin University
ATTN: Office of Transfer and Articulation
201 S. Grant Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215-5339

Transferring less than 24 hours of college credit? Please submit an official high school transcript.

For master's students additional materials are required to be submitted as part of the admission process. Please view the graduate students page for additional details.

Step 3: Complete your employment verification

To ensure that you receive your partnership benefits, please complete the Partnership Verification form. You must have your partnership membership or employment verified in order to receive tuition benefits. Details related to tuition benefits and verification are contained within the Partnership Verification form. Franklin withholds the right to audit your employment or membership status with the partner organization at any time. As a student, you are responsible for immediately notifying Franklin of any change in your employment or membership status. Please note that tuition benefits are not retroactive and cannot be applied to prior terms. In addition, tuition discounts may not be combined with other Franklin University scholarships.

Step 4: Speak with an admissions advisor

A Franklin admissions advisor dedicated to your Nationwide partnership will call you to review your application and schedule any necessary placement tests.

Step 5: Register for classes

Once you’ve completed placement testing (if necessary), your dedicated admissions advisor will contact you to set up a registration appointment. 

Dedicated Admissions Advisor

Nationwide associates who enroll at Franklin benefit from the personalized services of an admissions advisor who is knowledgeable about the partnership and its benefits. Your advisor will answer your questions, help you get started and be your guide throughout the admission process. 

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How It Works

Our streamlined admission process makes getting started simple. You’ll also benefit from the assistance of a dedicated admissions advisor to guide you along the way.

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Why Franklin

A private, nonprofit institution committed exclusively to serving adult students for more than 115 years, Franklin meets the needs of working professionals. 

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