Franklin Pierce University is open to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, disability, or ethnic origin. Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network. Regardless of whether programs are delivered online or from our campus in Rindge, New Hampshire; our centers in Manchester and Lebanon; or our programs in Goodyear, Arizona, we meet students where they are, enabling them to succeed academically and prepare for rewarding careers across a breadth of fields.
Undergraduate Studies-Rindge, N.H. Campus
Applications are processed on a rolling basis; there is no application deadline.
Each entering student must submit evidence of adequate preparation for college. Sixteen units of secondary school work are required of each candidate, and the preferred distribution is as follows:
English: 4 units
Mathematics: 3 units
Sciences: 3 units
Social Studies: 3 units
Other: 3 units
Procedures for Admission
An application may be filed following the completion of the student’s junior year. Students may enter in the fall, spring, or summer.
The application consists of the following documents and information:
- Completion and submission of the application for admission
- Official secondary school transcript.
- Official transcript from each college attended.
- Official secondary school recommendation (school counselor, principal, or teacher).
- College recommendation (advisor, faculty, or employer) is required for transfer students.
- Submission of SAT or ACT scores is optional.
- There is no application fee
An official transcript showing completion of high school or the equivalent is required for matriculation into a degree program offered by the University’s undergraduate campus in Rindge, N.H. Upon acceptance to the University, a $400 deposit, which is credited toward tuition, will be requested.
Franklin Pierce University welcomes applications from home-educated students who satisfy similar qualifications required of traditional secondary school graduates (see College Preparatory coursework on prior page).
The homeschool program shall comply with the regulations of the state in which the student was educated. All applicants must present proof of graduation from their respective secondary school/homeschool or a GED/HiSET diploma. Please contact the Office of Admissions for further clarification.
Outstanding students may be admitted prior to completion of their Junior year. Applicants wishing to be considered for early admission are asked to arrange for a personal interview.
Students may apply for admission to Franklin Pierce University as non-matriculating student. This status enables registration in applicable coursework for which the student has the appropriate prerequisites established. Please contact the Office of Admission at 800-437-0048 to obtain the application. Students must be matriculated in a degree program in order to be eligible for financial aid or the awarding of a degree.