Franklin and Marshall College

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Franklin and Marshall College



Tuition

$34,450 / year

Room and Board

$8,540

Application deadline

February 1

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Two library facilities: Shadek-Fackenthal (humanities, social sciences, general) and Martin Library of the Sciences (natural sciences).

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 499,575 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,986 current serial subscriptions.
  • 332,379 microforms.
  • 13,055 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Phillips Museum of Art, Barshinger Center for the Musical Arts, Roschel Center for the Performing Arts, Observatory, Writers House, International Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Mac

Campus Resources

  • 272 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 65% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 3% of housing units are Singles.
  • 73% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 22% of housing units are Triples.
  • 2% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Arts, Senior Surprise
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 125 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Academic Discipline Honor Societies
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Inter-varsity Christian organization, John Newman Assoc. , Catholic Campus Club, Nur-al Islam
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Students Union, Asian Cultural Society, Mi Gente Latina, Russian and Eastern European Club, Southern Asian Students Association, and others.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and Allies; F&M Freethinkers; Ben's Underground; College Entertainment Committee; Students for Students; Gaming Society; WFNM radio; F&M Players; African Dance Club, Poor Richards, and many others.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) College Reporter (weekly); College Dispatch (occasional)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Harrisburg (30), Philadelphia (60)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Lancaster (2)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Lancaster (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 7 fraternities
  • 5 fraternity houses
  • 38% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 2 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 8% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Millersville University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other

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