Dean College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Massachusetts


Dean College is a private residential college located on 100 pristine acres in Franklin, MA. Each year about 1,000 students find their confidence and their success through a unique program geared to individual learning styles. Dean College has 950 full-time students and 500 part-time students, for a Full Time Equivalent enrollment of 1,048 students. Dean awards Associate Degrees for fifteen academic majors and Baccalaureate Degrees in Arts and Entertainment Management and Dance, in addition to several on-campus Bachelor Degree options through a partnership with Suffolk University.

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Total Students: 1341
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Undergraduate Students: 1341
Faculty: 34

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 39:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 39:1

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Contact Information

99 Main Street
Franklin Massachusetts 2038


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Admissions Contact:
Michael Cameron
Assistant Director of Admission, Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Bevin Goodniss
Academic Advisor/Transfer Services Coordinator, Advising

International Admissions Contact:
David Shapiro
Associate Dean of Admission, Admissions

Athletics Contact:
John Jackson
Athletic Director, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

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Dean College uses a holistic review process, therefore we do not have a minimum GPA requirement for admission.

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We do not require SAT scores from transfer applicants, however this information may be sent with a transfer application. If you do not send us SAT scores, you will not be disadvantaged through the review process.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
We require one letter of recommendation, preferably from an academic professor.

Essay(s) required:
We require an admission essay of approximately 500 words.

Application Fee:
It is free to apply online. For those completing a paper application, there is a $35.00 fee.

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Special Programs

Dean College students have the opportunity to pursue a Suffolk University baccalaureate degree in Communications/Public Relations, Psychology, Sociology/Crime and Justice, and Sociology/General Sociology on campus.


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