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Dean College Student Life

Dean College is on a 100-acre campus in a suburban setting in Franklin, Massachusetts, not far from Boston and Providence and RI. There are many activities and organizations for Dean College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Dean College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Dean College has a thriving National Society of Leadership and Success. In fact, more students participate in National Society of Leadership and Success than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Dean College include Student Activities Committee, Residence Hall Association, International Student Association and Dean Community Outreach.

Dean College students' favorite campus traditions are Spring Fling, Homecoming and Bulldog Bash.

Dean College Housing

Dean College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Dean College students live on campus. In 2021, 88% of undergrads at Dean College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 12% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Dean College. There are 1,001 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,180 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,001 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Dean College offers coed housing and .

Dean College Athletics

At Dean College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Dean College:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at Dean College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Dean College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Dean College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Dean College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Dean College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Dean College, take Interstate 495 to Franklin, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to T.F. Green or Logan airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Massachusetts you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Dean College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Dean College Students

51%

Women

49%

Men

88%

Full Time

12%

Part Time

54%

In State

46%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

62%

12%

9%

8%

4%

4%

1%

0.43%

0.17%

Undergraduate Students

1,180

Non-Resident / International Students

49

Dean College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,180

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$42,346

Out-of-State

$42,346

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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