Franklin Pierce University – Rindge, NH

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As you pull up to the college, you have a scenic view of Pearly Pond, which is beautiful as the mist forms a layer on top. One of the upper class-man dorms over sees this lake from their townhomes. Beautiful, sprawling and hilly campus located in a more remote and picturesque part of NH, with Mt. Monadnock as a backdrop.

– Private
– Undergraduate enrollment – 1,711, 1,450 students at the main campus in Rindge
– Admit rate – 76%
– Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA
– Retention rate – 70%
– Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – Not reported/17-20
– Student to faculty ratio – 14:1
– All Students can have a car on campus for free
– Offers environmental sciences, sports media, health sciences, criminal justice, among other majors
– Grounded in the liberal arts
– Involved and welcoming student body and faculty
– Div II athletics, 35% of the Students participate
– 45% participate in intramural sports
– Have a football team
– Women’s and men’s ice hockey
– Direct admit DPT and PA programs
– Generous school with financial and merit aid
– Very robust on line education for both grads and undergrads
– Health care an area of expertise
– Campus in Manchester, NH, Goodyear, AZ – All offering DPT programming
– Test Optional except for recruited athletes, but doesn’t have to be considered, and also for the Direct admit DPT
– Merit scholarships range from $17k – $35k
– Full tuition scholarship is awarded to all Direct admit DPT program – 10 are admitted
– Fitzwater Scholarship – Stacked on top of aid that a student has received ($2k per year)
– Having living learning communities, wellness housing, as an example
– Give Merit money to international students

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