Dean College is a residential college located in Franklin, Massachusetts, United States of America. It is a private college which was established in 1865. According to US News and World Report, international students regard Dean College as a top regional college. It offers 2 and 4- year courses including associate and bachelor’s degrees. 1200 full- time students are enrolled in the college. Around 10% of the total students are international students coming from over 26 countries.
|Application Portal||Online portal|
|Total Number of Students – Full- time||1200|
|Total Number of Students – Part- time||350|
|Retention Rate – Fall 2018||64%|
|Overall Graduation Rate – Fall 2012||39%|
|Academic Calendar||Semester- based|
|Intake Sessions||Fall/ Spring/ Summer|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships/ Loans/ Grants/ Work- study|
|Work Experience||Required for some courses|
The application deadlines for international applicants are tabulated below:
|Fall||Early Action Priority Deadline: November 1|
Early Action Deadline: December 1
Priority Admissions Deadline: March 15
Rolling Admissions after March 15
|Spring||Priority Admissions Deadline: December 1|
Rolling Admissions after December 1
Some additional requirements have to be fulfilled by the international applicants along with the general requirements which are the same as those for the applicants belonging to the United states.
Application Portal: The undergraduate international students will be required to apply through the Dean College Application or Common Application.
Admission Requirements for International Students
Admission material has to be sent by the guidance office to any of the following:
Mail: Office of Admission, 99 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038.
The applicants who do not have English as their first language are required to submit the scores of English Proficiency Tests to prove that they are proficient in the language. The accepted tests include TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson Test of English, Cambridge Assessment of English, ITEP, GTEC and Password.
Most of the undergraduate degrees require at least 79 on TOEFL- iBT. In case the applicant scores less than this, he/ she shall have to enrol in the FOCUS program of the college. They can also enrol for academic teaching.
The Dean College will issue the I- 20 form to the selected applicants.Following documents have to be made available to the university by the students in order to obtain the I- 20 form:
After completion of the I- 20, the students will be required to submit the SEVIS I- 901 fee. Then you will have to submit the DS- 160 visa application for applying for an F- 1 visa to study in the USA. Following documents will be required in order to complete DS- 160 visa application are:
Dean College offers programs for more than 300 courses in each semester. The courses are offered in 4 different schools. Some of the courses offered are Dance BFA, Biology, English, Global Studies, Human Services, Sociology, Theatre, Science, History, General Studies etc. Most courses have specific admission requirements. The basic application requirements are similar for most of the courses.
Where to Apply: Common Application or Dean College Application
Admission Requirements: Applicants have to submit following documents at the time of admission:
International students form a huge proportion of the student body on campus showing the diverse nature of the student body. The applicants are advised to apply before the deadlines and to submit all the required admission material before the designated deadlines. Submitting the optional admission material is a good choice as it will give the college more knowledge about your personality and can increase your chances of getting admitted to the university. In case of any queries, international applicants can contact the Coordinator of International Admissions, Myra Traylor at email@example.com or 508-541-1508.
Ques. Will the college reduce charges for the Spring 2020 session?
Ans. The college is working towards calculating the impact of financial stress on students and will release other details in upcoming weeks.
Ques. What is the minimum required GPA for admission?
Ans. There is no minimum required GPA at Dean College as they believe in admitting students and not numbers.
Ques. Is Dean a 4- year institution?
Ans. Yes, Dean College is a private 4- year school with a suburban setting.
Ques. What is Dean College known for?
Ans. Dean College is known for its dance and theatre departments which stage a lot of interesting performances.
Ques. What is the acceptance rate?
Ans. The acceptance rate at Dean College for 2018 Fall admissions was 83%.