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Franklin College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
1,075
Total Undergrads
Including 46 Part-time
289
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division III (with football)

Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

9
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $63,627)
9
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $43,470)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 40 - - -
Basketball 17 18 - -
Football 121 - - -
Golf 14 17 - -
Soccer 35 18 - -
Softball - 14 - -
Swimming 9 8 - -
Tennis 10 10 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 30 17 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 13 11 - -
Volleyball - 15 - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 2.6%
Hispanic 0.7%
Non-resident alien 0.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 4.3%
Two or more races 0.9%
White/non-Hispanic 90.0%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 1
Liquor Law Violation 6
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 26
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Courtney from Merrillville, IN
  • 4
  • Franklin College offers many different dorms to choose from. There are 3 traditional style dorms and one apartment setting dorm. They are clean, furnished, and very welcoming. …

  • May-29-2012 Read More
  • Joshua from Edinburgh, IN
  • 4
  • I personally live off-campus (by choice), but I have seen the dorms and amenities that Franklin provides. The are extremely clean, efficient, and homey. …

  • Jun-21-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Chelsea from West Harrison, IN
  • Oct-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Our cafeteria is a great place for all students to be. It serves as a hangout space for most students and the food is also alright. There are many options to chose from and students always get creative with their choices.

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  • 4
  • Cody from Reelsville, IN
  • Oct-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Don't eat the same thing for four years or else you will get tired of it. You will learn how to be creative with the food options.

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  • 5
  • Shannon from Cincinnati, OH
  • Oct-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Sodexo does a great job of keeping us well fed. If you miss dinner, you can always go pick up a sandwich in Ben's Den or get a smoothie at Jazzman's Cafe! The college also offers off campus dining at various restaurants around campus as well.

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  • 4
  • Bailey
  • Oct-21-2014 I am a current student here

    We have one dining hall on campus along with a coffee shop and a convenience store. The dining hall has tons of variety when it comes to what they are serving and they always have something for everyone. The coffee shop is great and is very comparable to Starbucks. Our convenience store is stocked with snacks, sandwiches, medicines, candy, and drinks.

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  • 4
  • Taylor from Shobonier, IL
  • Oct-20-2014 I am a current student here

    As with every college or university, you will have your nay-sayers about the food topic. In my opinion, and after four years, I have never had a problem finding something to eat and that appeals to me on a certain day. You just have to be creative and you'll definitely enjoy yourself.

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  • 4
  • Evan from Mooresville, IN
  • Oct-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Unlike many other schools, Franklin has a very wide variety of food options every day. The lines include a home style cooking line, a sub sandwich line, a vegetarian line, and some others as well.

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  • 5
  • Andrea from Franklin, IN
  • May-28-2014 I am a current student here

    I haven't visited a college that has food as nice as Franklin College or a dining area that is as clean and well taken care of.

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  • 3
  • Esthepanie from Greenwood, IN
  • Oct-20-2013 I am a current student here

    For an outsider food at Franklin College might be great, but for someone that has to eat it at a regular basis it gets old.

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  • 4
  • Jasmine from Indianapolis, IN
  • Jun-24-2013 I am a current student here

    Franklin College dining is better than most! While you have the option to eat in Saga (never call it the Student Center), you can also eat at Jazzman's which is our little cafe/coffee shop then there is also Ben's Den, where you can pick up a quick sandwich or salad on your way to class. Now we also have the option to put dining dollars on our ID cards that can pay for us to eat at local restaurants, which is nice when you want some late night pizza but don't want to charge it to your debit card.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Chelsea from West Harrison, IN
  • Oct-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Awesome! At Franklin Greek Life is more about being a greek community. We have a lot of philanthropy events and everyone gets really close. My roommate is not in the same sorority as me, so its not your typically petty greek life!

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  • 0
  • Cody from Reelsville, IN
  • Oct-22-2014 I am a current student here

    About 44% of the campus is Greek. It is a non-pressure system, so students are not forced to go Greek. It is also not the stereotypical Greek life you see on television. The focus is on philanthropies, networking, and building yourself as a person.

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  • 0
  • Bailey
  • Oct-21-2014 I am a current student here

    We have 3 sororities and 5 fraternities on campus. The sororities don't have houses but they each have their own suite that they meet in. The fraternities do have houses.

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  • 0
  • Taylor from Shobonier, IL
  • Oct-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is prominent for the size of the campus. It is not forced upon students, but it provides another way for students to get involved on campus and form lifelong friendships and even potential networking opportunities.

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  • 0
  • Evan from Mooresville, IN
  • Oct-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is a major thing on Franklin College's campus. With 37 percent of students being involved in Greek life, nearly half the campus is involved with giving back to their community through philanthropy events, creating events for others to attend, and participating in Greek only activities.

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  • 0
  • Ryan from Indianapolis, IN
  • Jan-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is amazing. There are five fraternities and three sorrorities on campus, with numerous other merit based greek associations.

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