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Franklin University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Columbus, Ohio. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

Where Is Franklin University?


Contact details for Franklin University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 201 S Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43215-5399
Phone: 614-797-4700

How Do I Get Into Franklin University?

You can apply to Franklin University online at:

Since Franklin University has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Franklin University?

25% Take Out Loans
1.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Franklin University, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $9,500 a year. That adds up to $38,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Franklin University is 1.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Franklin University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,430 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,740 undergraduate students at Franklin University, with 1,430 being full-time and 3,310 being part-time.


There are also 2,075 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,430 full-time undergraduates at Franklin University, 40% are male and 60% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Franklin University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 33
Black or African American 233
Hispanic or Latino 82
White 823
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 244

Geographic Diversity

Ohio students aren't the only ones who study at Franklin University. At this time, 4 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 50 countries are represented at Franklin University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Mexico, and Poland.

Online Learning at Franklin University

6,358 Took All Classes Online
6,458 Took At Least One Class Online
15.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 111 bachelor’s degree and 54 master’s degree programs available online at Franklin University. In 2020-2021, 6,458 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Franklin University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 3rd most popular in Ohio for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Franklin University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Franklin University was 15.2%. This is the #481 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Franklin University regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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