Welcome Urbana University Students!

female students in theatreBecome Part of the Franklin College Community!

Franklin College welcomes a conversation with Urbana University students seeking to pursue or complete your bachelor’s degree. We understand the importance of finding a school where you will fit in quickly and be able to complete your undergraduate education on time.

Our residential campus is located in a thriving small town similar to the size of Urbana (OH). Franklin was voted recently “home of Indiana’s Best Main Street” by Visit Indiana. Another draw is that Franklin is 20 miles directly south of Indianapolis (IN), rated the “Third Best City for Jobs in the United States” by Glassdoor.com.

Our approximately 1,000 students enjoy over 50 clubs and organizations, 21 varsity sports, Greek life and many other involvement opportunities.

Academic Options

The following are academic areas we offer as compared to Urbana University:

  • Liberal Arts courses
  • Multimedia journalism (similar to Communications)
  • Psychology
  • Sociology/Criminal Justice
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science/Software Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Biology, Ecology and Conservation, and/or Biomedical Science
  • Exercise Science

Learn more about Franklin College academic majors, minors and pre-professional programs

How to Apply

We invite you to submit your FREE (online) transfer application or Common Application to Franklin College!

Instant Admission: Urbana University students who have achieved a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher and completed a minimum of 12 credit hours will be immediately admitted and eligible to attend Franklin College in Fall 2020. 

Transfer Credit Evaluations: Please forward to admissions@franklincollege.edu any course descriptions that the Urbana University Registrar’s Office provided. The Franklin College Registrar might eventually request copies of your Urbana University course syllabi for credit evaluation as well (grades C- or better). 

Competitive Financial Aid

Submit your Urbana financial aid offer, and Franklin College will quickly do a comprehensive review to provide you with a competitive institutional offer within five business days. 

Add Franklin College School Code 001798 to your 2020-21 FAFSA, and Franklin College will determine what need-based aid you might also be eligible for should you become admitted to Franklin.

Transfer Student Spotlights

student Madison ScottMadison Scott interned for the Indiana Pacers in addition to playing volleyball and being active in Greek Life. She credits FC to teach her the value of friendship and has gained confidence during her time here. Read More



student Matt AndersonMatt Anderson was attracted to the tight-knit community in addition to many opportunities to be involved when he transferred to Franklin College. Read More

Let’s Talk

Need additional information about admissions, financial aid or transfer credits?

Amy Faught, Senior Admissions Counselor

Send any and all application-related documents electronically to:


By US Mail to:
Franklin College Office of Admissions
101 Branigin Blvd
Franklin, IN  46131

We will do our best to ensure that investigating a future here at Franklin College is as seamless as possible for you!