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    Dean College ::: Franklin, Massachusetts ::: Northeast U.S.

    • Bachelor Degree Programs in Arts & Entertainment Management, Business, Dance and Theatre
    • Associate Degree Programs in twenty fields of study, with articulation and transfer agreements with more than two dozen US universities
    • 45 minutes from Boston with commuter rail service three blocks from campus.
    • 1,100 students; 17:1 student/faculty ratio
    •  Ranked by U.S. News & World Report Best Regional College (North)
    • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
    • Excellent ESL Transition Program






    Campus Size

    100 acres


    Temperate - 4 seasons

    Student Body

    1,100 students; 12% international

    Class Size

    17 students


    115 (nearly all have advanced degrees; no teaching assistants)

    Student/Faculty Ratio


    Degrees Offered

    Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS)

    Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS)

    Articulation and transfer agreements with more than two dozen US universities

    Programs of Study

    Business Administration, Business Technology, Communications, Criminal Justice, Dance, Early Childhood Education, English, Health Sciences, History, Liberal Studies, Math/Science, Sociology, Sport Fitness Studies, Theatre Arts, Arts Management


    Dean College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.


    98% of graduates are accepted for transfer to four year universities.

    Ranked by U.S. News & World Report Best Regional College (North)

    Recently featured in the education guidebook Harvard Schmarvard by well-known educator Loren Pope that lists the "top 100 outstanding but unappreciated colleges."

    Listed in America's Best Colleges for B Students: A College Guide for Students Without Straight A's.

    Campus Features

    Traditional residence halls and full-service meal plan; two fitness centers and 900-seat gymnasium; indoor pool and outdoor athletic fields; WGAO-FM radio; dance studios; library and advising center.  Additional features include ESL support, an Honors Program, internship and study abroad opportunities, and dozens of clubs, performance groups, and student organizations.


    Men's sports include: baseball, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, and soccer
    Women's sports include: basketball, lacrosses, soccer, and softball

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