International and domestic students are charged the same tuition and fees at Franklin College. Check the current tuition and fees page online to learn more: https://franklincollege.edu//admissions/financial-aid/tuition-fees-2/. To receive an I-20, international students must submit financial proof documenting ability to pay for their educational expenses for the duration of their stay up to 1 year. Bank account statements are the most common document submitted for approval.
Deposited students interested in receiving transfer credit should submit their transcript to Academic Records to see if the course and grade earned are eligible to receive transfer credit. Your school must email your final transcript to: Records@FranklinCollege.edu
Yes, scholarships are available to all international undergraduate students who meet the priority application deadline of December 1. All students who apply after December 1 are considered for but not guaranteed scholarships. Ask your admissions counselor for more details.
No, however, scholarships are available to all international undergraduate degree seeking students with a record of high academic achievements. For more information contact your admissions counselor.
Franklin College offers rolling admission, however, students should apply at least 60 days before classes begin so you have sufficient time to obtain a student visa.
Payment of tuition, fees, and room and board are due on the date indicated on the student’s bill. Contact the Franklin College Business Office with payment questions.
Students living on-campus will be assigned a roommate(s) based upon the information you provide on your housing application. You may request to live with a friend, however, both students must request each other on the housing application. International students are encouraged to live with domestic students.
After you have been admitted to Franklin College and have paid your enrollment deposit you will be issued an I-20. Upon receipt of the I-20 you should schedule an interview at your local U.S. Embassy or Consulate.
Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is located approximately 30 minutes away from Franklin College. Transportation will be offered from the IND airport only. Notification is required in advanced. Please send your flight arrival information to Jenny Cataldi, Director, Global Education jcataldi@FranklinCollege.edu
All international students will be required to carry Franklin College’s international student insurance unless they are government sponsored and can provide proof of insurance through a sponsor. For more information, please contact Jenny Cataldi, Director, Global Education, jcataldi@FranklinCollege.edu
Franklin College operates on a 4-1-4 academic calendar. Fall and spring semesters are 4 months long. The month of January is Winter Term. Students take 4+ courses during fall and spring and 1 course during Winter Term. A new academic year begins the fourth week in August. Spring semester begins the first week in February.
After applying online, a school official should send all secondary school academic records via email or hardcopy. These records should include all courses taken, grades received and degrees or certificates earned. An explanation of your school’s coding system used to evaluate your work should accompany the records. Records must be translated to ENGLISH and sent to admissions@FranklinCollege.edu or
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E-transcripts are acceptable for provisional admission. Hard copies must be received prior to course registration.
No. Franklin College currently does not offer an ESL program. Franklin College works with ESL facilities across the country to ensure you are prepared for the academic rigor of your program. An ESL specialist is available on campus to assist international students throughout the academic year.
Yes, an I-20 is issued once an international student has been admitted and paid the one-time international enrollment deposit. (To apply for your visa, send your I-20 documentation and acceptance letter to the U.S. embassy in your country.)
A minimum TOEFL score of 79+ on the internet based version. Franklin College also accepts SAT, ACT, IELTS, Cambridge English, & MELAB. See international application website for current score requirements.
Yes. Admitted students receive information via their Franklin College email to sign up for housing.
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If you have specific questions, contact the Office of Admissions at 888.852.6471 or 317.738.8062 or email us at admissions@FranklinCollege.edu.