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 2,200 students.

FPU admits roughly 70 percent of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 12 percent of students registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall FPU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Franklin Pierce University was reported as 66.5% in Fall 2020 with over 5,150 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.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Franklin Pierce University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 81.4%
  • 2017-2018: 76.4%
  • 2018-2019: 66.1%
  • 2019-2020: 66.5%
  • Projected FPU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 65.2%

How Does FPU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for FPU is seventeen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Keene State College88.4%
Landmark College47.0%
New England College100.0%
Rivier University74.8%
Saint Anselm College75.2%

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
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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