Private 4 Year

Franklin University

Columbus, Ohio

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Franklin University overview
Location Columbus, Ohio
Online franklin.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Franklin University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Franklin University, established in 1902 and located in Columbus, Ohio, offers a comprehensive educational experience tailored primarily to adult learners and working professionals. With a campus situated conveniently in an urban setting, students have access to a range of cultural and professional opportunities within the city. The university is known for its strong emphasis on online and flexible degree programs, with popular majors including Business, Management, Marketing, and Health Professions. Franklin University maintains an open admissions policy, accommodating a diverse student body seeking both undergraduate and graduate educational paths. The institution does not offer on-campus student housing, reflecting its focus on non-traditional students and online education. While Franklin University does not have a significant traditional athletic program, its commitment to academic flexibility and career-oriented programs stands out as its primary draw.

Franklin University has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,391 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,653 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $9,552 plus fees of $25.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Franklin University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$576
Other Fees$25
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $15,048
Budget for Other Expenses$5,904
Total One Year Cost$31,105

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$52,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

19% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Franklin University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 82%
Computer and Information Sciences 9%
Health Professions 6%
Communication 2%
Psychology 1%

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