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Franklin University: Ranking, Cost & Acceptance Rate

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Year of establishment1902
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Size of Campus in acres14
UG/PG Course Ratio0.413
Faculty/Student Ratio11
Endowments ValueINR 60 million
No.of Campuses27
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Q:   What is the acceptance rate of Franklin University?

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Franklin University acceptance rate is 100%. With an acceptance rate of 100%, it is almost certain that you will get into Franklin University. However, for some popular courses, Franklin University may be more selective than normal. Please note, that the data on the acceptance rate given above is from an unofficial source, therefore, it is subject to vary

 

Q:   Does Franklin University accept international students?

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Yes, Franklin University accept international students from all over the world. Franklin University offers the majority of its programs online, so international students can enroll on any program at Franklin University from the comfort of their homes and even get a degree while studying from there. However, international students applying for onsite programs are offered courses at the university’s main campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

 

Q:   How much does it cost to apply to Franklin University for international students?

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There is absolutely no application fee at Franklin University for international students. Applicants can apply to as many courses as they want from anywhere in the world through the university’s online application portal. However, before applying, international students are advised to check the minimum eligibility for their course and the course start date. 

 

Q:   How expensive is it to live at Franklin University?

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Off-campus living costs: The total cost of attendance (COA) is approximately USD 31,105 (INR 25,84,327) when living off-campus.

Direct charges: Franklin University's direct charges for living on campus include tuition (full-time students), which is USD 9,577 (INR 7,95,695) per year, and room (residence halls), which is USD 6,510 (INR 5,40,876) per year. Full board plans cost USD 4,780 (INR 3,97,141) per year, and the board: 14 meal plan costs USD 4,670 (INR 3,88,002) per year.

*USD/INR = 83.08 

 

Franklin University Admission Deadlines 2024

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    Q:   What is the deadline for Franklin University?

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    Franklin University takes admission in all of its trimesters. Below we have given admission deadlines for undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

    Deadlines by Trimester

    Summer 2024 (tentative)

    Application Materials Due (PG)

    Feb 19, 2024

    Application Materials Due (UG)

    Feb 19, 2024

     

    Q:   How to apply to Franklin University?

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    International students applying to Franklin University can directly apply online for any programme through the university’s own website. Also, there are no application fees to apply for any programme at Franklin University for international students. International students are advised to check the minimum eligibility before applying for any course at Franklin University.

     

    Q:   Are there many students from other countries studying at Franklin University?

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    The official website of the university does not provide a specific number of international students studying at Franklin University. However, the Office of International Students and Programs (OISP) at Franklin University supports hundreds of international students from over 60 countries located in the U.S. and abroad. In order to make it easier for students from abroad to pursue professional development or achieve an American college degree as an F1 student in the United States or online from outside the country, the university provides a wide selection of academic programmes and individualised services for international students.

     

    Q:   Can an average indian student join Franklin University?

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    Yes, an average Indian student can join Franklin University if they meet the admission requirements, they must also submit the online application, official transcripts, and provide proof of English proficiency. The minimum scores are TOEFL- Overall 79, IELTS- 6.0 – 6.5, Cambridge- Overall 180, DET- overall 105. Indian students can enroll in any programme online at Franklin University and even complete their degree while they're at their homes. The median undergraduate tuition at Franklin University is USD 9,552 (INR 7,93,618), which is more affordable than other private schools. 

    *USD/INR = 83.08

     

    Q:   What are the documents required in the visa process for indian students at Franklin University, USA?

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    Indian students who wish to apply for an F-1 visa to study at Franklin University in the USA need to submit the following documents:

    • Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months and having at least 3 blank visa pages
    • I-20 issued by Franklin University
    • Admission letter from Franklin University
    • Financial proof, such as a financial sponsorship form signed by the sponsor
    • Proof of residence of the home country
    • Financial support proof
    • SEVIS fee payment receipt
     

    Franklin University Fees & Eligibility 2024

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    Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
    MBA/PGDM(1 course)
    INR 12 L
    Duration18-24 months
    Exam AcceptedGMAT, GRE, IELTS: 6.5 & Above
    MIM(1 course)
    INR 12 L
    Duration18-24 months
    Exam AcceptedGMAT, GRE, IELTS: 6.5 & Above
    MS(1 course)
    INR 11 L
    Duration18-24 months
    Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above
    B.E. / B.Tech(1 course)
    INR 13 L
    Duration4 years
    Exam AcceptedIELTS: 4.5 & Above, TOEFL: 45 & Above
    BSN(1 course)
    INR 12 L
    Duration4 years
    Exam AcceptedIELTS: 4.5 & Above, TOEFL: 45 & Above
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    Q:   What are the requirements to get into Franklin University?

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    International students applying for Franklin University are required to meet both course-specific and general admission requirements. Check below the admission requirements for international students at Franklin University. 

    • Official documentation of Class 12 examination certificate
    • Submit application form
    • Demonstrate English proficiency
    • Financial sponsorship form
    • Sponsor’s bank statement
    • Copy of your passport’s biological information page
    • Bachelor’s degree
     

    Q:   What is the English proficiency requirement for Franklin University?

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    English is the mode of instruction at Franklin University for majority of courses. Therefore, Franklin University requires international students to demonstrate their proficiency in the English language. The minimum English language requirements for international students are:

    Exam

    Score

    TOEFL

    Overall 79

    IELTS

     6.0 – 6.5

    Cambridge

    Overall 180

    DET

    Overall 105

     

    Q:   Is Franklin University cheaper than Duke University?

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    Yes, Franklin University is cheaper than Duke University. Duke University has a higher tuition fee than Franklin University. At Duke university, the undergraduate tuition and fees for the 2023-2024 academic year are USD 31,725 (INR 26,35,839) for Trinity College and Pratt Engineering. The annual tuition to attend Duke University is USD 58,085 (48,21,693) for both in-state and out-of-state students, with additional fees.
    Whereas, The following are the tuition costs per credit for the 2023-2024 academic year at Franklin University:
    Undergraduate: USD 398 (INR 33,038)
    Graduate: USD 298 - 536 (INR 24,737 - 44,493)

     

    Q:   How much money is required in Indian rupees to study at Franklin University?

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    Tuition fees for undergraduate programs at Franklin University can range from INR 20 Lakh to INR 30 Lakh per year.
    The application fee for Franklin University is around INR 2,600 to INR 6,000.
    Living expenses for Indian students in the USA can range from USD 7,60,500 (approximately INR 56 lakhs) per year on average.
    The visa fees for Indian students are around INR 12,800.
    The SEVIS fee, which is required for F-1 visa holders, is around INR 26,250.

     

    Q:   Is Franklin University, USA, a better option than Jamia Millia Islamia, India for doing MBA?

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    Here are some points to consider when choosing between Franklin University in the USA and Jamia Millia Islamia in India:

    Cost: The total fees for the two-year programme would be around INR 47,000, or approximately USD 630 (INR 52,296). On the other hand, the average tuition fee at Franklin University in the USA is USD 15,108 (INR 12,54,130). Also, the cost of living in India is generally lower than in the USA, which may make an MBA programme at Jamia Millia Islamia more affordable for some students.

    Location: Jamia Millia Islamia is located in Delhi, India, which may not be the best fit for students who are looking to study in the USA. But, the cost of living in India is generally lower than in the USA, which may make an MBA programme at Jamia Millia Islamia more affordable for some students.

    Flexibility: Franklin University offers a flexible MBA programme that allows students to complete their degree at their own pace. 

    *USD/INR = 83.01

     

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    Q:   Which are some of the top employers which offered placement to Franklin University graduates?

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    Some of the top employers for the Franklin University are Edward Jones, Electric Power, JP Morgan Chase, Allegheny Health Network, Cardinal Health, State of Ohio, American Apex, Wright-Patt Credit Union, Hexion, Grange Insurance, Discover, City of Westerville, OhioHealth, PNC Bank, Alliance Data, Hocking College, etc.

     

    Q:   How has been the salary outcome of graduates & alumni at Franklin University?

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    Quite decent salary outcomes have been witnessed by the Franklin University graduates and alumni. According to the job, the highest average salary was yielded by the HR Director post at USD 74,489 (INR 61,83,406) and the lowest by the Staff Accountant post at USD 51,466 (INR 42,72,244).

    *USD/INR = 83.03

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    Q:   Is getting part-time jobs easy while studying at Franklin University?

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    Franklin University currently has part-time employment opportunities available for students seeking to enhance their educational experience. Candidates must be current Franklin University students meeting minimum enrollment requirements and be available to work up to 19 hours each week. Opportunities exist for students seeking to work day, evening, and weekend hours. Student employment wages range from USD 10-14 (INR 830 - 1,162) per hour.

    Student positions: Franklin University offers student positions that are part-time, 20 hours a week or less.
    International students: Available on-campus jobs are being posted on the Careers At Franklin page. F-1 student visa holders may apply for any student or graduate assistant positions.

    *USD/INR = 83.03

     

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    Q:   How much does it cost to live comfortably in Ohio?

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    The cost of living in Ohio, USA for international students will vary from individual to individual. However, as per numbeo.com, a single person's estimated monthly costs are USD 1,127 without rent. Columbus is 168.6% more expensive than Noida (without rent) and rent in Columbus is, on average 774.8% higher than in Noida. The estimated cost of living given above is taken from an unofficial source and, therefore, subject to vary.

     

    Q:   Will my life on campus be better at Franklin University than staying off-campus?

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    Here are some pros and cons of living at Franklin University and off-campus:
    Pros of living at Franklin University:
    Proximity to class and academic resources
    Greater access to campus activities and clubs
    More opportunities to socialize with peers
    Potential for better grades

    Cons of living at Franklin University:
    Higher cost compared to off-campus living
    Limited privacy and independence
    Noise and distractions

    Pros of living off-campus:
    Potentially cheaper than on-campus living
    More privacy and independence
    More space and amenities

    Cons of living off-campus:
    Commuting time and expenses
    Responsibility for setting up utilities and paying bills
    Potentially missing out on the college experience

     

    Q:   Is it possible to get into Franklin University's MBA programme without work experience?

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    Yes, you may get into Franklin University's MBA programme without work experience. The admission requirements for Franklin University's MBA programme include having earned a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)-recognized accrediting organisation with a GPA of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
    Applicants who earned at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale in their earned bachelor’s degree will automatically be granted conditional enrollment status. 

     

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    Q:   Is Franklin University in Ohio accredited?

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    Yes, Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) – an institutional accreditation agency recognised by the U.S. Department of Education. Some Other accreditations of Franklin University are:

    • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
    • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
    • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
    • International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
     

    Q:   What is Franklin University famous for?

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    Franklin University is known for the following:
    Accessibility and academic excellence: Franklin University is recognised for accessibility, affordability, and academics. It is designed for adult learners and offers a high-quality, for-the-real-world education to ambitious students who want to finish their degrees faster.
    Career opportunities: Franklin University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s, and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. 

    History: Franklin University has a history of serving older adult students that spans more than a hundred years. It was founded in 1902 at the Columbus Downtown YMCA, under its sponsorship as the YMCA School of Commerce. 

     
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    There is no Franklin University application fee for international students to apply for undergraduate and graduate admissions. Applicants can check the below table includes the highlights of Franklin University admission 2024:

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    Application portal

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    Application fee

    No fee

    Acceptance rate

    100%

    English language tests accepted

    TOEFL / IELTS / 

    Standardized tests required

    UGACT

    PGGRE / GMAT

    International application deadlines

    UG: Oct 16, 2024

    PG: July 3, 2024

    Franklin University fees

    INR 11 L to INR 13 L (first-year)

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    Franklin University deadline for admission in undergraduate and graduate programs is mentioned below for international students:

    Franklin University deadlines for undergraduate admissions:

    Deadlines by Trimester

    Spring 2025

    Application Materials Due

    Oct 16, 2024

    F1 Transfer Student Application Materials

    Jan 8, 2025

    F-1 Student Tuition Deposit Due

    not applicable

    F-1 Student Program Start Date

    not applicable

    Initial Session Start Date

    Jan 8, 2025

    Franklin University deadlines for graduate admissions:

    Deadlines by Trimester

    Fall 2023

    Spring 2024

    Summer 2024* No F-1 Admissions

    Application Materials Due

    July 3, 2024

    Nov 27, 2024

    Closed

    F-1 Student Tuition Deposit Due

    Aug11, 2024

    Jan 5, 2025

    not applicable*

    F-1 Student Program Start Date

    Sep 20, 2024

    Feb 14, 2025

    not applicable*

    Initial Session Start Date

    Sep 25, 2024

    Feb 19, 2025

    May 13, 2024

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    Answered 13 hours ago

    We have mentioned below the Franklin University requirements for international students to apply for admission in undergraduate and graduate programs:

    Admission requirements for undergraduate admission:

    • Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent
    • Must demonstrate English Language Profic

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    Chandra Shekhar

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    Answered 14 hours ago

    The Franklin University acceptance rate is 100%, which shows that students will get admission easily. Out of 100 applications recieved almost all studets are accepted. Applicants have to meet the admission requirements to get admission to the university.

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    Answered 14 hours ago

    We have mentioned below the Franklin University requirements for international students to apply for admission in undergraduate and graduate programs:

    Admission requirements for undergraduate admission:

    • Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent
    • Must demonstrate English Language Profic

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