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Professor Launches Mystery/Thriller Book Series

Coffeetown Press will release Enter by the Narrow Gate, the first book in a riveting new mystery/thriller series by David Carlson, Franklin...
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Franklin College Students, Faculty and Staff Win Emmy Award

Two Franklin College students recently brought home regional Emmy awards for a documentary the college produced with public television station...
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Movie Screening of “The Time of the Phoenix: The Franklin Fires”

Franklin College will host a special screening of a 35-minute documentary about the 1985 fires at the college on Thursday, June 30 at 6 p.m. in...
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About Franklin College

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Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential, liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus, spanning 207 acres, including athletic fields and a 31-acre biology woodland. Students enjoy the comfort and safety of suburban living, while also experiencing the many opportunities Indianapolis has to offer with a short 20-minute drive to downtown. The college prepares students to think independently, to lead responsibly and to serve with integrity in their professions, their communities and the world. The college offers its more than 1,000 students Bachelor of Arts degrees in 51 majors from 25 academic disciplines, 42 minors, 11 pre-professional programs and five cooperative programs. In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA.  Find Franklin College on Facebook and follow @FranklinCollege on Twitter.

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Private vs Public

In Indiana, private, nonprofit colleges graduate 58% of their students in four years, compared to only 28% for public institutions. Learn more about the FC difference.

How Much Will it Cost?

A high-quality, private education may be more affordable than you think. Find out more about costs and financial assistance.

I'm Admitted! Now What?

Congratulations! Getting admitted to FC is the first step of an exciting journey. Learn more about your next steps.

About Franklin, Indiana

FC is located in beautiful Franklin, Indiana, located just 20 minutes southeast of Indianapolis. Franklin combines the history and charm of a small town with easy access to metropolitan resources. Schedule a visit.

Understanding Financial Aid

Navigating the world of financial aid can be intimidating. Our team of experts is here to help you find your way. Last year, 95% of our students received some type of aid.