FandM is on a 209-acre campus in a suburban setting in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, not far from Philadelphia. There are many activities and organizations for FandM students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
FandM also has fraternities and sororities.
FandM has a thriving Hillel. In fact, more students participate in Hillel than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at FandM include French Club, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Environmental Action Alliance and F&M Marketing.
The FandM community comes together each year for Spring Arts, Flapjack Fest and Common Hour (weekly).
FandM offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of FandM students live on campus. In 2021, 99% of undergrads at FandM lived in some kind of on-campus housing First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
FandM offers coed housing and .
At FandM 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 FandM:
|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|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 3|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Squash||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 3|
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.
Franklin & Marshall College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The FandM campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
FandM offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, FandM has residence hall security, campus security connected to city police and fire company.
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 FandM, take Route 30 to Lancaster, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Harrisburg International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore FandM's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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