Franklin Pierce University (FPU)

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Franklin Pierce University, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Rindge, NH, a predominately rural area. FPU has an enrollment of approximately 2,500 students.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score between 1300 - 1600 on the SAT exam, or 16 - 21 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the FPU average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. FPU admits roughly 80 percent of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 18 percent of students registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall FPU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Franklin Pierce University was reported as 84.8% in Fall 2012 with over 3,540 applications submitted to FPU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • FPU SAT Scores: 1300 - 1600
  • FPU ACT Scores: 16 - 21
  • FPU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Franklin Pierce University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Franklin Pierce University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Franklin Pierce University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 80.8%
  • 2009-2010: 93.3%
  • 2010-2011: 93.3%
  • 2011-2012: 84.8%
  • 2012-2013: 84.8%
  • Projected FPU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 87.0%

How Does FPU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for FPU is fifty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Keene State College81.9%
Landmark College86.5%
New England College90.0%
Rivier University89.3%
Saint Anselm College73.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to FPU (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 530
Math440 - 550
Writing420 - 520
Total Score1300 - 1600
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math18 - 24
Composite Score16 - 21
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