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Franklin Pierce University


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Franklin Pierce University
40 University Drive, Rindge, NH 03461-0060
General Information603-899-4000
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice, Doctor's degree - other, Less than one year certificate, One but less than two years certificate, Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree
Campus SettingRural, Fringe
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 2,396 (1,809 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13 to 1

Mission Statement

Franklin Pierce University prepares its students to become active- engaged citizens and leaders of conscience. Whether at the undergraduate- graduate or professional level- its academic programs are grounded in a liberal arts tradition and are unified by the theme of the Individual and Community. To fulfill this mission- Franklin Pierce commits its energies and resources to: Cultivating an ethos of academic excellence characterized by a community of scholars dedicated to their students and the furthering of knowledge. Promoting an expectation of civic engagement- environmental responsibility and global awareness. Encouraging respect for human diversity and celebrating its enrichment of our common experience. Developing habits of mind and being that promote lifelong learning and service to others. Providing the knowledge and skills required to lead a responsible professional life. Serving as an educational- intellectual and cultural resource for the State of New Hampshire and the global community.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 99208
Instructional 99208
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0