Consult with Franklin Pierce University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Here is an overiew of some of FPU's admissions stats.
|FPU 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.0|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||9%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Franklin Pierce University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Info Not Available||––||––|
FPU does not offer early decision
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
FPU has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
What does FPU consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with FPU for more information on admission factors.
To apply to FPU, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with FPU's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Other Requirements||√||test scores|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
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%.
At Franklin Pierce University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to FPU directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
FPU does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
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.
For transfer students, it is not 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
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:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does FPU accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ FPU accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to FPU?
✅ FPU is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is FPU's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for FPU is 78%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at FPU?
❌ FPU does not offer early decision.
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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.
First-Year Applications are Due
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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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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