Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Franklin & Marshall College (Lancaster, PA)


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Franklin & Marshall College is ranked 45 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 87 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 50%
Applicants who took ACT 31%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+22%
600-69942%
600+64%

SAT Math Score

700+34%
600-69952%
600+86%

ACT Score

30-3646%
24-2952%
24+98%

Students applied6,953
Students admitted2,529
Admission rate36%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate84%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$54,280
Fees$300
Room and board$13,580
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$69,360

Cost after need-based aid$26,641
Cost after non-need-based aid$62,540

Average debt at graduation$27,133

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$53,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$42,719
Average non-need-based aid$6,820

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,255

Full-Time

Men1,046
Women1,179

Part-Time

Men16
Women14

Freshmen retained91%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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