Campus & Student Life at Dean College

Home to about 1,180 undergraduates in 2020, Dean College is a small, private college located in Franklin, Massachusetts. A safe, suburban environment can offer many of the amenities of city living without the constant hum. Should you tire of the campus however, Dean College offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Dean College can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Dean College Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Dean College Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 21.0% of the student population at Dean College. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Dean College Disability Services.

Dean College for the Military

While not a "service academy", Dean College does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Dean College Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Dean College for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Dean College

Dean College offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Dean College

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Dean College

Dean College has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,180 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,035 (87.7%). Part-time attendance was 145 (12.3%).

Full-timePart-timeTotal
1,0351451,180

Dean College is Ranked #289 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Dean College receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Dean College #289 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Dean College

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Dean College by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Dean College Diversity Guide.

Dean College Competes in the NCAA

Dean College has a total of 242 student athletes, 185 men and 57 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$890,193
Total Expenses (all teams)$890,193
Net$0

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Dean College Athletics

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