Franklin University

Accredited, nonprofit, and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin is an innovator in providing personalized online education. The University offers applied in-demand undergraduate, masters, and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals.

Distance Learning Courses

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)

About

History

What began as a promise more than 120 years ago has become Franklin University’s single-minded mission: to make a college education possible for everyone. Today, we’re still giving hope to graduating high school seniors, working adults, military service members and international students from around the world.

Education

Franklin offers associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral and certificate programs in high demand subject areas in business, healthcare, education and technology

Career

Franklin’s Center for Career Development offers a wide array of services to meet the diverse needs of our students and alumni in today’s changing workforce. Our goal is to help develop lifelong career management skills and integrate academic and career interests, as well as to connect students and alumni with employers and businesses interested in discovering great talent.

Services

Student services

Students are assigned a dedicated academic advisor who will assist with academic planning, and have access to career and disability services.  Students also have access to a variety of free academic support offices and resources, as well as technology support through our Help Desk or self-support portal.

Housing services

Franklin University offers independent living in a friendly and diverse city.  Programs available to F-1 international students are offered at Franklin University's Main Campus, which is a non-residential campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Franklin students choose the best housing and transportation options for their individual preferences and budget. Our international students frequently choose to live in nearby apartments. 

Library services

Franklin's Learning Commons features a library with access to thousands of free online books, databases and research guides.  The Learning Commons also provides tutoring and workshops, all of which are free to Franklin students. 

ICT services

Franklin University's Help Desk is available via phone, email or chat to assist students with technology and access issues.  Students can also access an online self-support portal to troubleshoot issues.

Student Life

Campus life

Franklin's campus is located in downtown Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Student clubs

  • Alpha Phi Sigma
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Doctoral Student Association
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)
  • Student Financial Planning Association

Accreditation

  • Franklin University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • The Ross College of Business at Franklin University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA.

Columbus, Ohio, United States

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