Franklin University

Columbus, OH 43215
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Franklin University is one of the seventy private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Ohio. The campus is located in an urban area, in Columbus.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,753 students attend the school. Every year 6% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Franklin University's in-state tuition for the 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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students4,753
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate20%

Nursing Programs

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
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

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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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