Franklin & Marshall College admissions are available for over 63 areas of study in the 2 intakes of Fall and Spring. The institute provides both Early Decision and Regular Decision admissions and operates on a semester-based academic calendar. Renowned as one of the top ranking institutes of the US Education System, the institute has a huge global presence and wecmones more than 17% candidates from various corners of the world every year.
The college observes a very low acceptance rate of 35% in 2019 which reflects the selective and holistic approach that the institute takes towards its admission process and requires only the cream of the crop to be enrolled in it. The table below shows the last year admissions statistics of the orgaztson:
|Number of applicants||6557||3098||3459|
|Percent Admitted who enrolled||26%||27%||26%|
Some of the pointers to be considered when seeking admission at Franklin & Marshall College are as follows:
|Application Portal||Common Application/Coalition Application|
|Application fee||60 USD|
|Average SAT Score||(Middle 50%) 1375|
|Average ACT Score||(Middle50%) 30|
|Mode of Payment||Cash/Check/Money order/Master card/Visa Card/Wire Transfer|
|Academic Calendar||Semester Wise|
|Financial Aid||Financial aid based solely on need is also available for international students.|
The institute provides a range of courses for international students and offers admissions to them in multiple intakes around the year. Some of the deadlines observed at the institute are as follows:
|Type of Deadline||Last Date|
|Regular Decision||January 15|
|Notification of regular decision||April 1|
|Early Decision - I||November 15|
|Notification of Early Decision - I||December 15|
|Early Decision - II||January 15|
|Notification of Early Decision - II||February 15|
The institute welcomes more than 2400 students representing 45 countries and 47 states. There is a large number of international applicants at Franklin & Marshall with 17% of international students coming to the college to study in the USA. Admission procedure for seeking enrollment at the college is as compiled below.
Application Portal: Candidates can apply from Common Application or the Coalition Application.
Application fee: 60 USD
Basic Admission Requirements
The TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent is required for students whose native language is not English. If the student is already studying in an English-speaking environment, the TOEFL may get cancelled. The minimum score required at the institute is as mentioned below.
|Type of test||Minimum Score|
|Cambridge English score||169 or higher|
All the international applicants require an F-1 Student visa to study in the USA when applying for admissions to the institute. To get the visa, applicants will have to obtain Form I-20 issued by the college. The institute will issue the form I-20 once the student is accepted for admission and the Admission office is convinced that the student can pay the tuition fees for 1st year.
Applicants can apply for a visa at the nearest US embassy of their country. The forms can be filled online and a fee of 160 USD must be paid. The documents required for the same are:
Some of the countries along with their respective requirements are tabulated below:
|Country||F-1 Visa requirement|
|Nepal||Valid Passport, Attendance at public secondary school (Grade 9-12), Educational Transcripts, the ten (10) digit barcode number from your DS-160 confirmation page|
|India||Valid Passport, Form I-20, Payment for the application fee for SEVIS|
|Afghanistan||DS-160 confirmation page, the student should bring their form I-20|
|Pakistan||Valid Passport, proof of financial aid, standardized test score, student questionnaire form.|
|Bangladesh||F-11 visa, Students assistance, Complete application form of DS-160|
The institute is in high demand in the admission marketplace and competes confidently for talented students across the country and around the world. For Undergraduate students there are 2 options 1) Early decision 2) Standardized test option
Students can apply using either the Common Application or Coalition Application.
Application Fee: 60 USD
Admission Consideration for undergraduates:
The minimum SAT/ACT scores required for admission at the institute is as follows:
|Test Name||Average Scores||25th Percentile||75th Percentile|
How to apply: Candidates can apply through the Common Application or the Coalition Application
Application Fee: 60 USD
Requirements-Standardized test scores, English Language Proficiency test scores, official transcripts, essays, letters of recommendation, mid-year reports and other personal documents.
The admissions committee at Franklin and Marshall College review each application holistically and comprehensively. Thus, admissions at the institute have been competitive. With a total enrollment of 6,720 applicants, the college observes a highly selective rate of acceptance.