Franklin University


Franklin University Online is a student-centered, regionally accredited, nonprofit, independent institution.

Freedom. It's why more than 11,000 students from across the nation and around the globe choose Franklin University Online for its flexible, affordable degree programs to achieve their academic and career goals.

Students have the freedom to pursue more than 30 academic programs 100% online or at locations in Ohio and Indianapolis — all while juggling work, school, and an already busy life.

If education is something you want, let nothing hold you back. You can do this. Franklin Makes it Possible.

Built from the Ground-Up for Adult Learners

While other institutions dedicate a portion of resources to adult-focused programs, Franklin has been entirely committed to serving the needs of busy working professionals for more than 100 years.

Earn Your Degree on Your Own Terms

Choosing Franklin University online allows you to earn your degree on your terms. You can study whenever you want and wherever you want with our 100% online programs.

Plus, our accelerated programs and flexible 6-, 12, and 15-week course formats let you pursue a rewarding degree program that flexes around your needs. Even with work, family, and other competing priorities, you can finish your bachelor's degree without stopping your life.

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Experience Committed Student Support

At Franklin, you have a built-in support system designed around the unique needs of adult learners. Our academic advisors will ease your transition to University life, helping ensure your success as a Franklin student.

Enjoy Robust Online Support Services

Through our custom-built myFranklin student portal, you'll have numerous online resources right at your fingertips 24/7. If you need to register for courses, conduct research at the library, chat with an academic advisor, or receive online tutoring support for one of your courses, you can do it all - without setting foot on one of our campuses.

Award-Winning Franklin University Online Programs

If you're looking for a leader in online education, look no further than Franklin.

Franklin was recently named the "Best in Business for Online Education" in this year's Columbus C.E.O. magazine reader survey, is nationally ranked 11th in the "Top 20" for The Best Online Universities in the Online Education Database, and is ranked as one of the "Best Affordable Online Bachelors Business Degrees" by

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Fast Track Your Career

More and more employers expect you to have at least a bachelor's degree when applying for new jobs. In fact, over the next seven years, more than 70% of new jobs will require a bachelor's degree.*

For more than 100 years, savvy employers have relied on Franklin University students to bring fresh thinking from the classroom to the workplace. With programs designed with the input of respected industry experts, it's no wonder thousands of Franklin students and alumni are employed by the top Fortune 100 companies in the nation.

And if career advancement is what you're looking for, you'll be happy to learn that in a recent graduating student survey, 1/3 of Franklin students earned promotions even before graduation.†

Finish Faster and Save More by Transferring to Franklin

At Franklin, you can save time and money on your bachelor's degree. If you have associate's degree credits to transfer, you can cut the cost of your bachelor's degree in half when you choose to transfer to Franklin through one of our strategic community college partnerships.

Through Franklin's 3+1 transfer program, students can transfer up to 84 semester hours or 126 quarter hours from their previous college coursework and complete their Bachelor's degree in as little as one year.

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Earn a Degree You Can Afford with Competitive Tuition Rates

As a leader in nonprofit adult education for more than 100 years, Franklin University maintains competitive tuition rates that are below the national average.‡ In fact, the average cost at Franklin is nearly $5,000 less than the cost of education at other private and for-profit institutions.§ This investment will pay dividends into the future since graduates with a bachelor's degree earn an average of $1 million more over the course of their lifetime.**


* Help Wanted: Projecting Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018. The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. October 2010.

† Graduating Student Surveys. Franklin University. Office of Institutional Effectiveness 2009, 2010

‡ National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics, Table 347 (Undergraduate tuition and fees for full-time student in degree-granting instititions 2009-2010 when compared to 4 year, private institutions)

§ Financial Aid Profile & Price Comparison. Franklin University, Office of Institutional Effectiveness. January 2011.

** Help Wanted: Projecting Jobs and Education Requirements Through 2018. The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. October 2010.


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