Dean College

Dean College is a private, 90% residential college located in Franklin, Massachusetts, conveniently situated between Boston and Providence. 

Recognized as a Top Regional College and a Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report, Dean serves 1,200 full-time students and offers over 25 degree programs from business to dance, and from biology to sports broadcasting. Dean provides unparalleled academic support to students across all academic programs. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16 varsity sports and more than 40 clubs. 96% of our students are employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of graduation.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Franklin, Massachusetts
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 52.5%
  • Average ACT: 21
  • Average SAT: 1100
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? No
  • Areas of study offered include: Biology, Business, Communications, Criminal Justice, Dance, Drama/Theatre Arts, Education, Ethnic/Cultural Studies, English, Gender Studies, History, Humanities, Law, Liberal Arts, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology
  • Full list of majors available:


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $58,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football, Men's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Women's Field Hockey, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse

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