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FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY, COLUMBUS, OHIO

Columbus, OhioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1902Established Year
  4753Enrollment

Franklin University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Franklin University is a private institution located in Columbus, Ohio in the United States of America and was established in 1902. Franklin University also has regional campuses located in Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Franklin University offers admissions in approximately 35 bachelor’s degree programs, about 19 master’s degree programs, 4 Online Doctorate Degrees,12 associate degrees and online degrees.

With a student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1, Franklin University aims to provide personalized teaching experience for adult learner students. The university had an enrollment of 4,970 students, from all states of the USA and different countries. 

Ranking

Ranked 145th in Best National Liberal Arts College by US News in 2020.

Ranked 56th in Top Performers on Social Mobility by US News in 2020.

Ranked 294th in Safest College Campuses in America in 2020.

Ranked 332th in Best College Locations in America in 2020.

Highlights

Establishment Year1902
Type of institutionPrivate
LocationColumbus, Ohio
Campus settingUrban
Total enrollment4,970
CalendarSemester pattern
Student to faculty ratio12:1
Websitefranklin.edu

Program of Franklin University

Franklin University offers a wide range of programs for its students. They can pursue flexible and friendly bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Franklin University has almost 35 undergraduate programs and 19 master's degree programs in fields such as accounting, business administration, cybersecurity, entrepreneurship, financial management, nursing, IT, marketing and web development

For higher level of technical, technological, research, communication and leadership skills Franklin University also offers doctoral degree programs in health care administration and business administration.Franklin University is one the best online schools in Ohio to provide online associate degree and certificate Programs as well. 

All Franklin University Programs fall into three academic colleges- Colleges of Business, Colleges of Health and Public Administration, Colleges of Arts, Sciences and Technology.

The programs which are available for International students are:

  • Accounting (Undergraduate Program)
  • Business Administration (Undergraduate Program)
  • Computer Science (Graduate Program)
  • MBA (Graduate Program)

Campus 

The Main Campus of Franklin University is located in downtown Columbus, Ohio. The branches of Franklin are throughout Ohio and across the Midwest. More than 230 community and technical colleges have partnered with Franklin for better education. The university also operates locations in Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Mt. Carmel and Olney in Illinois is a University Built for Adults. Monaca and Butler in Pennsylvania offers high-quality degree programs. 

Students at the university can join the numerous student organizations and engage in events held in the university.

Residence

Franklin University's Main Campus is a non-residential campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Franklin University supports it's students in choosing the best housing and transportation options for their individual in their preferences and budget. There are several off-campus student housing facilities nearby the university and students can choose them depending on their budget. 

Admission Process For International Students

International students who want to apply to Franklin University can go through the below mentioned application details.

How to Apply: Apply via the university’s online portal

Application fee: 40 USD ( non-refundable undergraduate) and 65 USD (non-refundable graduate).

Application deadline: International students are advised to start with their application early and submit it 8 weeks before the program commencement.

Application requirements: The application requirements for the graduate and undergraduate programs are mentioned-below:

For Undergraduate Programs:

  • Official transcripts of post-secondary institutions( evaluated by NACES-member international credentials evaluation agency.)
  • English proficiency test scores
  • Financial sponsor from
  • Bank statement showing availability of funds
  • Copy of passport

For Graduate Programs:

  • Official transcripts of post-secondary institutions( evaluated by NACES-member international credentials evaluation agency.)
  • English proficiency test scores
  • Admission essay demonstrating academic details, personal qualities and characteristics
  • Curriculum Vitae
  •  Financial sponsor from
  • Bank statement showing availability of funds
  • Copy of passport

English Proficiency Requirements 

International students need to submit the scores of TOEFL/IELTS as proof of English Proficiency. The required minimum score to be eligible to apply to the university is mentioned-below:

ExamsIELTSTOEFL
Undergraduate5.560
Graduate6.579

Cost Of Attendance

The cost of attendance for international undergraduate and international graduate is mentioned-below:

CategoryPer Credit Hour
International Undergraduate Tuition526 USD
International Graduate Tuition670 USD
Initial processing fee (non-refundable)25 USD
Undergraduate application fee40 USD
Insurance (F-1 international students)115 USD /per month
Graduation application fee (non-refundable, non-transferable)65 USD

Scholarship and Financial Aid

Franklin University offers a number of merit-based scholarships to study in the USA to all students who have great academic achievement. Scholarships and its specifications available for the international students are mentioned-below:

  • Graduate Student Scholarship
    • Scholarship worth 5,000 USD
    • Based on academic performance students can awarded with increment of 2,500 per year if student maintain GPA of 3.5
    • Essay demonstrating the use of Scholarship money
    • GPA 3.5 or above
  • The Franklin University Undergraduate Scholars Program
    • Award range 500 to 2,000 USD 
    • Based on academic performance
  • Undergraduate CBusStudentHack Scholarship
    •  Award worth 3,750 USD.
    • Students must maintain a 2.75 GPA

Work while study

Franklin University offers part time employment to students for completing their financial requirements. Different departments of Franklin University offer different job opportunities. Students can work 20-24 hours per week. Franklin University is located in Columbus with lot's of job opportunities for students off campus. Students can earn a lot depending working hours

Alumni Network

Franklin University has many notable alumni from the university. Some of them are listed below:

  • Ross McGregor : a former Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives.
  • Jan Finney : an American female mixed martial artist.
  • Justin Ross Edwards : an American mixed martial artist.
  • Kevin Lee Cook : an American basketball coach
  • Tom Moody : the 49th mayor of Columbus, Ohio. He was a Republican who served from 1972 to 1984. 

Franklin University offers several benefits to its alumni including career services, hosting alumni events and helping them to reconnect.

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Franklin University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population6998
FAFSA Code003046
Application Cost$30
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$16,306 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-79- -
IELTS-6.5- -

Attendance Cost

$16,306

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$16,306 / Year
Post Graduate Program$20,100 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,080 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$14,392 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$5,220 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,692 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,708 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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201 South Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
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Bus Station

E Rich St & S Grant Ave0.02 Km
E Rich St & S 5th St0.13 Km
E Main St & S Grant Ave0.13 Km
S Grant Ave & E Town St0.15 Km
E Town St & S Grant Ave0.18 Km
S Grant Ave & E Mound St0.26 Km
E Main St & S 5th St0.3 Km
E Main St & S Washington Ave0.32 Km
E Mound St & S 5th St0.46 Km
E Town St & S Washington Ave2.08 Km
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Hospital

Grant Medical Center Outpatient Care Center0.16 Km
Grant Medical Center0.22 Km
Columbus Radiology Corporation0.26 Km
Hospital Medical Services0.28 Km
OhioHealth Primary Care Physicians1.85 Km
SEQUEL-Pomegranate Health Systems2.71 Km
Ohio State East Hospital2.74 Km
MedColumbus, LLC3.11 Km
Select Specialty Hospital3.28 Km
Fresenius Medical Care at Select Specialty Mtc3.3 Km
OhioHealth Rehabilitation Hospital3.3 Km
The Ohio State University Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery3.57 Km
Planned Parenthood - Franklinton Health Center4.25 Km
Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital4.68 Km
Lsu Medical Center4.69 Km
The Dorothy M. Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute4.85 Km
Martha Morehouse Outpatient Care6.03 Km
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Airport

Helipad heliport 10.22 Km
Helipad heliport 20.25 Km
Helipad heliport 30.26 Km
Ohio Building Authority Heliport0.9 Km
Nationwide Childrens Hospital Heliport1.01 Km
Helipad1.16 Km
Joseph Skilken and Company Heliport1.63 Km
Ohio Center Heliport1.86 Km
Saint Anthony Medical Center Heliport2.73 Km
WBNS CBS 10TV Heliport3.45 Km
Department of Transportation Heliport4.59 Km
Medical Center Heliport4.86 Km
A2 Global Shipping4.94 Km
City of Columbus Police Heliport6.03 Km
Ranger Heliport6.31 Km
1328 Riverside Company Heliport6.51 Km
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Restaurant

Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace0.41 Km
Plaza Restaurant and Lounge0.67 Km
Chipotle Mexican Grill0.98 Km
Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus1.25 Km
Siam Oriental Restaurant1.54 Km
Barcelona1.55 Km
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant1.75 Km
Spaghetti Warehouse1.78 Km
Subway Restaurants1.78 Km
Nida's Sushi1.95 Km
The Thurman Cafe2.1 Km
The Boat House Restaurant2.48 Km
Northstar Cafe in the Short North2.85 Km
Jason's Deli3.57 Km
Cap City Fine Diner and Bar4.3 Km
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Book Store

Zariah Ebanks Used book store0.85 Km
Thurber Country0.95 Km
The Book Loft of German Village1.09 Km
BOOK LOFT BOOKSTORE, 631 S.THIRD ST.1.09 Km
Heroes and Games1.54 Km
Zawadi Books LLC2.96 Km
Barnes & Noble The Ohio State University Bookstore4.26 Km
DeVry Columbus Bookstore4.7 Km
Follett Higher Education Group4.71 Km
Gramercy Books4.77 Km
Xenos Christian Fellowship - 4th Street Pavilion4.97 Km
Barnes & Noble5.15 Km
Highlights For Children5.43 Km
Barnes & Noble at Ohio Dominican University5.65 Km
Half Price Books7.2 Km
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Super Market

5 Brothers2.19 Km
Gateway Mart4.1 Km
Market District Express4.36 Km
Family Dollar4.55 Km
Soussy Market5 Km
ALDI6.06 Km
Save A Lot6.61 Km
Lucky's Market6.96 Km
Giant Eagle Supermarket7.03 Km
Whole Foods Market7.54 Km
Walmart7.69 Km
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Shopping Mall

Thurber Village2.8 Km
SHAMLET STREAT3.16 Km
Corner Store4.04 Km
Gearhead Alley4.14 Km
Gateway - University District4.18 Km
Harrisburg Point Center4.22 Km
Franklinton Square Shopping Center4.26 Km
Bexley Square4.31 Km
LilBenz534.53 Km
CORNUCOPIA4.91 Km
Ohio Fairgrounds4.98 Km
GRAND Nail Salon4.99 Km
Ohio Stater5.36 Km
Joni Fashion Boutique Store No. 14565.4 Km
Bexley Shopping Center5.52 Km
Grandview Center5.63 Km
Liberty Crossing6.02 Km
Shops On Lane Avenue7.64 Km
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*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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