We are excited that you want to apply to Franklin. We accept applications throughout the entire year. You can apply for free by using the following:
All applicants are assessed holistically in terms of the full range of their academic and personal achievements and are viewed in the context of the opportunities and challenges they have encountered. All applications serve as the application for both admission and financial aid.
Franklin College is a test optional college. The Early Decision Plan is highly recommended for all students for whom Franklin College is their top-choice school. There are only a few small differences between applying Regular vs Early Decision. The benefits of the Early Decision Plan include priority housing, class registration and the possibility of additional merit aid.
Students can expect a decision 4-6 weeks after a completed application is received.
All domestic applications are free. International and Running Start applications have a $40 fee.
A completed application file includes:
It is your responsibility to provide Franklin with these supporting documents. If you need help with anything, contact us.
Other optional items we take into consideration for admission and merit-based financial aid include:
Please send all completed materials to:
Office of Admissions
101 Branigin Blvd.,
Franklin, IN 46131
Rolling: admissions and scholarship notifications
October 1 – April 15: submit FAFSA application
November 15 – Early Decision Plan Application Deadline
December 1: submit completed admissions application for maximum aid consideration
May 1: enrollment deposit priority deadline
Admitted students who submit a completed application, including all supporting documents, on or before December 1 will receive an admitted student packet by mail and email, and be notified of status updates in the applicant portal.
Applicants applying after December 1 are considered on a rolling basis until the class is full and will receive a financial aid packet within 2-3 weeks of filing a complete FAFSA.
Offers of admission and financial aid are valid until May 1. If an enrollment deposit is not received by May 1, Franklin College cannot guarantee you will receive that level of aid or a space in the class.
Once an application is completed, including all supporting documents, you can expect an admissions decision within 4-6 weeks.
Students will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships after completing an application. Students who would like to be considered for need-based assistance through institutional, state and federal aid programs should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15. The Franklin College code for FAFSA is 001798.
SAT Middle 50% – 1020 – 1170
ACT Middle 50% – 19 – 25
GPA Middle 50% – 3.22 – 3.89