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Dean College

Franklin, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%
Acceptance Rate74%

Dean College Academics

Dean College requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Dean College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Dean College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 60% of students who start college at Dean College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Dean College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

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

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

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Dean College?

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

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

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

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

Majors at Dean College

When choosing a major, Dean College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Dean College.

Student Designed Majors

Dean 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.

Senior Projects

Dean College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Dean College

Dean 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 require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Dean College

Does Dean College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Dean College offers 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 Dean College Have An Online Program?

✅ Dean College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Dean College Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Dean College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Dean College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Dean College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Dean College Require Internships?

❌ Students at Dean 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.

Additional Information About Dean College

Dean College Library

The main library on campus is the E. Ross Anderson Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Dean College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Dean College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Dean College have any ROTC programs?

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

Dean College does not have any ROTC programs.

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