Dean College

99 Main Street, Franklin
MA, 02038-1941
Tel: (508)541-1900
1,322 students
Private not-for-profit

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Dean College, a private residential college fostering academic and personal success, offers a variety of associate degree programs, transfer preparation for four-year institutions, and a baccalaureate degrees in Dance, Theatre, Business, Arts and Entertainment Management, and Liberal Arts and Studies. Dean provides its students with quality teaching, personalized academic support, and leadership development opportunities that promote a lifetime of learning and achievement. In a society where change is constant and dramatic, Dean College is committed to graduating students who are well-prepared for further collegiate study and demonstrate strong community and social responsibility, high standards of personal integrity, and the ability to thrive in a global environment.
School Highlights:
Dean College serves 1,322 students (79% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Dean College is one of 6 community colleges within Norfolk County, MA.
The nearest community college is FINE Mortuary College LLC (12.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Dean College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,322 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,322 students
1,303 students
Dean College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,039 students
834 students
Dean College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 283 students
1,040 students
Dean College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Dean College sch enrollment Dean College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Dean College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Dean College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
11%
Dean College Black (2006-2012)
% White
77%
66%
Dean College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Dean College More (2011-2012)
Dean College sch ethnicity Dean College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.39 0.44
Dean College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $31,950 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $31,950 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $31,950 $5,890
Dean College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $31,950 $10,050
Dean College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 70%
78%
Dean College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
SAT Total Avg. 1,230
1,385
Dean College sat total (2006-2012)
SAT Reading 410
465
Dean College sat reading (2006-2012)
SAT Math 410
475
Dean College sat math (2006-2012)
SAT Writing 410
445
Dean College sat writing (2009-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 17
20
ACT English 17
19
ACT Math 17
20
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Dean College was founded in 1865 as an academy with a mission of preparing students to complete a baccalaureate degree. Now, 145 years later, the college mission remains the same, making Dean a unique private college that delivers a personalized education for every student. Dean College is a private residential college located on 100 pristine acres in Franklin, Massachusetts, just 45 minutes from Boston and Providence. Students enjoy a lively campus life, and with a short walk they can access downtown Franklin or the rail train to Boston. Ongoing cultural and theatrical events are offered on campus through Dean's renowned Dance and Theater programs. Dean College offers Associate Degree programs in fifteen majors. The Associate Degree programs are designed to prepare students for baccalaureate degree programs and transfer to major four-year institutions. Dean College has 1020 full time students and 500 part time students, for a Full Time Equivalent enrollment of 1,520 students. Students also enjoy intercollegiate athletics and a full activities program. Dean awards associate degrees for fifteen academic majors, and baccalaureate degrees in five academic majors. Dean focuses on learning as a total experience -- both in and out of the classroom. Our internships, work-and-learn program, comprehensive athletic programs, community service projects, co-curricular activities and leadership opportunities all help you build the self-confidence that will be critical to your success.

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Did You Know?
For Norfolk County, MA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,848 per year for in-state students and $10,496 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $23,428 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Norfolk County, MA is 61%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Norfolk County, MA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.45, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Norfolk County, MA is ITT Technical Institute-Norwood (Norwood - 02062). Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.