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President Minar an Upcoming Guest on “No Limits,” WFYI Public Radio Program

Franklin College President Thomas J. Minar, Ph.D., will be a guest on “No Limits,” WFYI Public Radio’s weekly news and public affairs program...
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Beloved Sculpture Returned to Campus Undamaged

Ruff-n-Tuff, the bronze sculpture of two wrestling bear cubs stolen from the Franklin College campus last week, has been returned, no worse for...
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Black History Month Lecture Based on Pulitzer-Prize Winning Book

The fourth lecture of the college’s 2015-16 Convocation Lecture Series, titled “After Slavery: A Consideration of ‘Slavery By Another Name,’”...
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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?

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I'm Admitted! Now What?

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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. Learn more.