Franklin University

Columbus, OH 43215

Franklin University is one of the 70 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Ohio. Its campus is small in size and located in Columbus. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Every year 6% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Franklin University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $12,216, and fees were $25. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $12,216 and $25 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate20%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 7 52

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/25/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$509/credit
In State Students$509/credit
Out of State Students$509/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$659/credit
In State Students$659/credit
Out of State Students$659/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $22,905 $22,905 $22,905
ADN 70 $35,630 $35,630 $35,630
BSN 125 $63,625 $63,625 $63,625
FNP 50 $32,950 $32,950 $32,950
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 58% of Franklin University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 42% $5,088
Other Federal Grant 8% $800
State Grant & Scholarships 33% $2,832
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 58% $6,853
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$23,868
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000$26,751
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

Past Presidents Parley - Nurses' Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Ohio, Past Presidents Parley, has a program to assist students pursuing a degree in the nursing field. The applicant must be an honorably discharged ...

Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program

The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors or students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation. Recipients of ...

Bachelor's in Nursing Degree Scholarships

Applicants who are registered nurses must have a current license to practice as an RN, have more than a high school diploma and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program in ...

The Franklin University Undergraduate Scholars Program

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and be enrolled in six credit hours. Selection is based upon on prior academic achievement and quality of essay.

Service League Nursing Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited school of nursing located in Ohio. They must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. ...

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.

Franklin University
201 S Grant Ave
Columbus, OH 43215

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