Tuition and Fees

Small is more.

More rigor, more opportunities, more growth. This is one of Franklin College’s greatest strengths – the intangible, immeasurable quality of high academic standards and support the faculty and staff give every day to our students, producing graduates who go on to make our communities and world a better place.

No matter how you define success, at Franklin College you will have the academic programs, internships, professional development, overseas experiences, and research and service opportunities to become competitive and successful.

Franklin College produces measurable outcomes

  • Ranked #1 national liberal arts college in Indiana by Washington Monthly
  • Ranked 44th top national liberal arts college in the country by Washington Monthly
  • Named a best nationwide college for your money by College Factual

Cost of Attendance

Below are the costs for the 2018-2019 Franklin College academic year for full-time enrolled (12 or more credit hours per semester) undergraduate students. Some of these figures may vary due to different room costs, meal plans or unusual circumstances. Unless otherwise indicated, financial assistance award amounts are based on full-time enrollment each semester. Students must be enrolled at least half-time (at least 6 credit hours per semester) to be eligible for any financial aid.

Tuition for full-time students$31,810
Room (residence halls)$5,682
Full Board Plans$3,837
Board: 10 Meal only$3,495
Board: Immersive Term$427
Tuition Per Credit – Master of Science in Athletic Training$735
Activity Fee$200

Total Direct Charges:  $41,956

Books are estimated to cost $1,200 for the academic year and personal/miscellaneous expenses for the year are also estimated at $1,800.

2018-2019 Room and Board Rates

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