Meet Our International Students

Raphaela Mueller

Major: Middle Eastern Culture and Conflict; Minor: Spanish

Hometown: Beindersheim, Germany

Why FC: I chose FC because I fell in love with the campus, the people, and the offered classes the first time I visited.

Graduated: 2016

Currently: Graduate student, Harvard University

Atama Abdourhamane

Major: Political Science & Spanish

Hometown: Nouakchott, Mauritania

Why FC: The amazing support system created by Franklin Faculty and Staff.

Graduated: 2016

Currently: Admissions counselor, Franklin College Admissions


Major: Biology, Pre-Medical track

Hometown: Gossau, Switzerland

Why FC: The curriculum and the professors help me chase certain ambitions and dreams that I never thought were a possibility for me.


Major: Business Management, Finance & Marketing

Hometown: Nasik, India

Why FC: Because of excellent academic atmosphere and small school environment.

Graduated: 2016

Currently: Project manager – Operational Improvement, IU Health System Services


Major: Business Marketing and Management

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand

Why FC: Because FC has a small faculty to student ratio so professors actually know me.


Major: Music

Hometown: Taiwan

Why FC: I choose Franklin because it is a liberal arts school.



Major: Computer Science and Applied Mathematics; Minor: Leadership Studies

Hometown: Mutare, Zimbabwe

Why FC: I choose FC because it’s small which means I will have much exposure and access to vast opportunities in a supportive learning environment.