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Franklin & Marshall College

Lancaster, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate36%

FandM Academics

Franklin & Marshall College requires at least 32 courses to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Franklin & Marshall College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Franklin & Marshall College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Franklin & Marshall College does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 86% of students who start college at Franklin & Marshall College complete all the credits required within six years.

Franklin & Marshall College true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Franklin & Marshall College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At Franklin & Marshall College?

Franklin & Marshall College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Franklin & Marshall College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Franklin & Marshall College

When choosing a major, Franklin & Marshall College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Franklin & Marshall College.Franklin & Marshall College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Franklin & Marshall College false.Franklin & Marshall College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Franklin & Marshall College

Does Franklin & Marshall College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Franklin & Marshall College does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Franklin & Marshall College Offer Online Classes?

❌ Franklin & Marshall College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Franklin & Marshall College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Franklin & Marshall College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Franklin & Marshall College Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Franklin & Marshall College, check with the school directly.

Does Franklin & Marshall College Require Internships?

❌ Students at Franklin & Marshall College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Franklin & Marshall College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About Franklin & Marshall College

Franklin & Marshall College Library

The main library on campus is the Shadek-Fackenthal Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Franklin & Marshall College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

FandM offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Washington University in St. Louis, Columbia University, Case Western Reserve University and Penn State University College of Engineering

•3-2 dual degree program in forestry with Duke University

•Environmental studies with Duke University


Does Franklin & Marshall College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

FandM does not have any ROTC programs.

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