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Colleges / Franklin Pierce University

FPU Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto FPU, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Applying Early to FPU?

Franklin Pierce University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to FPU?

FPU is aslightly difficult school to get into. FPU evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, FPU **accepted 78% of students, around 4,032 of the 5,150 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like FPU, MIN Admissions to nursing, physical therapy, physician assistant programs is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult. FPU has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important to Get In to FPU?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at FPU

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Important
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

FPU 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to FPU must submit the following items. Double check with FPU's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Other Requirements test scores
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into FPU?

Students admitted to FPU have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.

Out of all students that were admitted, 56% submitted a class rank. At FPU 9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 25% were in the top 25% and 56% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Franklin Pierce University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 56%

FPU does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Franklin Pierce University

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to FPU.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in FPU during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

FPU Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to FPU?

Students who are admitted to FPU must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does FPU accept transfer credits?

FPU accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. FPU accepts:

DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit

Does FPU accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

FPU accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to FPU?

FPU. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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FPU Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

78%

How hard is it to get into FPU? FPU is a less selective institution. The FPU acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.

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FPU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to FPU is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to FPU is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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FPU GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

2.97

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At FPU, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.97. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,053

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

78%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,100

Out-of-State

$38,100

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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