Private 4 Year

Dean College

Franklin, Massachusetts

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Dean College overview
Location Franklin, Massachusetts
Online dean.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Dean College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Dean College is a private institution located in Franklin, Massachusetts, approximately 45 minutes from Boston, giving students access to a quintessential New England setting along with the resources and opportunities of a major metropolitan area. Founded in 1865, Dean has evolved to offer both associate and bachelor?s degrees, with notable programs in business, dance, theatre, and sports management, amongst others. The campus architecture combines historic charm with modern facilities, including a range of student housing options that support on-campus living. Dean College is known for its inclusive and less selective admissions process. The college serves a diverse student body and prioritizes individual attention and support in its academic offerings. While athletics are part of campus life, Dean is not predominantly recognized for a specific sport at the intercollegiate level.

In the most recent statistical year 4,860 prospective students applied, and 3,691 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 343 enrolled in the school.  1,103 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 86 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $43,200 plus fees of $200.












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Admission Standards

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GPA 2.88

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Sep 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Dean College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$200
Room and Board $18,542
Budget for Other Expenses$1,500
Total One Year Cost$64,442

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$35,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

62% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Dean College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 26%
Visual and Performing Arts 25%
Business 16%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165574 IPEDS survey data for Dean College.

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