NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts: These institutions are primarily undergraduate colleges with major emphasis on baccalaureate programs. They award at least half of their baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts fields.
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers
40 University Drive, Rindge, NH, 03461-0060
Franklin Pierce College offers a student-centered higher educational opportunity to individuals committed to academic and personal achievements. The College’s academic program is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences - traditional, relevant disciplines vital to contemporary society. A distinctive element of the College is its core curriculum, Individual and Community, the spirit of which pervades the academic culture of the College. The hallmark goal of Franklin Pierce College is to prepare its students to function well as citizens and leaders of a democratic society. The College recognizes no limits to the potential of its students for future achievement.
Franklin Pierce College admits students with varying levels of past achievement, and, by requiring them to become actively engaged in their own learning, encourages habits of thought and conduct which promote a lifetime of intellectual and personal growth.
The main campus in Rindge serves persons who wish to pursue baccalaureate education in a full-time residential setting. In addition, the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies serves those throughout New Hampshire, who seek professional advancement and improvement in the quality of their lives through undergraduate and graduate studies. In all locations, study within one of the disciplines prepares a student for further formal education or for direct entry into a career field. Co-curricular programs, designed to respond to the social, moral, and physical dimensions of development, complement and support the academic programs.
Franklin Pierce College is committed to serving as an educational, intellectual, and cultural resource for the citizens of our region. The College affirms that learning, personal development, and service to others are lifelong commitments requiring continuous initiative. The College, therefore, strives to impress this realization on all its students.
Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits