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Franklin Pierce University Admission Requirements

Rindge, New Hampshire

Chances of getting into Franklin Pierce University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
66.1%
Admission Difficulty for Franklin Pierce University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Franklin Pierce University and can I get accepted? The school has a 66% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in New Hampshire for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,464 out of 5,240 applicants were admitted making Franklin Pierce University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Franklin Pierce University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
53%
SAT Scores for Franklin Pierce University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Franklin Pierce University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1050

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Franklin Pierce University?

Franklin Pierce University typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in New Hampshire for highest average SAT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Franklin Pierce University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >77%
1050 to 1130 Avg + 66%-77%
970 to 1050 Avg - 53%-66%
890 to 970 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 890 Low <40%
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Franklin Pierce University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
6%
ACT Scores for Franklin Pierce University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Franklin Pierce University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Franklin Pierce University?

Admission data indicates that Franklin Pierce University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in New Hampshire for highest average ACT composite score. 6 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Franklin Pierce University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Franklin Pierce University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >78%
20 to 24 Avg + 66%-78%
17 to 20 Avg - 55%-66%
14 to 17 Reach 44%-55%
Less than 14 Low <44%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Franklin Pierce University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Franklin Pierce University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,803 2,437 5,240
Accepted 1,962 1,502 3,464
Acceptance Rate 70% 62% 66%
Enrolled 223 233 456
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 16% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Franklin Pierce University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Franklin Pierce University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Franklin Pierce University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182795 IPEDS survey data for Franklin Pierce University.

Frequently Asked Questions

53% of students submit their SAT scores to Franklin Pierce University. 6% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

66% of those who apply are granted admission to Franklin Pierce University. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1130. 53% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 24. 6% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.