Franklin University Overview
Franklin University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Columbus, Ohio. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Franklin University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Franklin University.
- In 2017-2018, 9% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Franklin University with a bachelor's degree make about $48,500 a year. That's 19% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Franklin University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Franklin University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Franklin University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Franklin University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Franklin University?
Contact details for Franklin University are given below.
|Address:||201 S Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43215-5399|
How Do I Get Into Franklin University?
You can apply to Franklin University online at: https://apply.franklin.edu/
Can I Afford Franklin University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Franklin University, approximately 71% of students took out student loans averaging $5,857 a year. That adds up to $23,428 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Franklin University is 8.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Franklin University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,770 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,490 full-time undergraduates at Franklin University, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Franklin University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||208|
|Hispanic or Latino||28|
Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Franklin University. At this time, 4 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 50 countries are represented at Franklin University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Mexico, and Poland.
Online Learning at Franklin University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Franklin University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Franklin University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Franklin University was -0.1%. This is the #169 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Franklin University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Franklin University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Franklin University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Franklin University.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Franklin University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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