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Franklin and Marshall College

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About Franklin and Marshall College

Franklin & Marshall College is a residential college dedicated to excellence in undergraduate liberal education. Its aims are to inspire in young people of high promise and diverse backgrounds a genuine and enduring love for learning, to teach them to read, write, and think critically, to instill in them the capacity for both independent and collaborative action, and to educate them to explore and understand the natural, social and cultural worlds in which they live. In so doing, the College seeks to foster in its students qualities of intellect, creativity, and character, that they may live fulfilling lives and contribute meaningfully to their occupations, their communities, and their world. 

Campus information

Campus is 220 acres, including 26 acres under new development. In addition, the College has a campus in Bath, England, for its Advanced Study in England program, and the College has a partnership with the 85-acre Millport Conservancy for research, teaching and field study. 

Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania; City setting, population 59,325 (the City of Lancaster is the hub of a county of more than half a million people)

Nearest major cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; and New York City, New York, all easily accessible by train

Accommodation

Buchanan and Marshall Halls
Primarily first  and second year students are housed in these halls. These halls are home to Brooks College House members.  The three story buildings are co-ed and approximately 208 students are housed here.  There are single and standard double rooms in these halls.  The lower levels of both buildings are primarily sophomore students.  The residence hall has a kitchen equipped with cabinets and a microwave, a study room, a common lounge and a main college house kitchen.  Window blinds are provided on all windows.  Because all residence hall rooms are fully furnished, the College does not permit students to bring upholstered furniture to campus.  There is a central laundry facility in each building. 

Ben Franklin Hall - North
North Ben Franklin can house approximately 232 students and is the home of Ware College House. Both first-year and upper class students reside in North Ben Franklin.  Each hall has a kitchen equipped with cabinets and a microwave, a study room and common lounge. Each floor has single gender bathrooms. The main dining hall, The Market Place, is situated between North and South Ben Franklin.  The furniture in these buildings is fixed and cannot be moved.  Window blinds are provided on all windows.  Because all residence hall rooms are fully furnished, the College does not permit students to bring upholstered furniture to campus.  There is a central laundry facility in the building.  

Ben Franklin Hall - South
Ben Franklin Hall South currently houses approximately 240 students and is the home of Bonchek College House. Atlee, Dubbs, Dubbs-Klein, Klein and Kunkel Halls are housed in this building. Both first-year and upper class students reside in Ben Franklin South.  This building underwent a substantial building renovation in the Summer of 2015. The main dining hall, The Market Place, is situated between Ben Franklin North and South.  Window blinds are provided on all windows.  Because all residence hall rooms are fully furnished, the College does not permit students to bring upholstered furniture to campus.  There is a central laundry facility in the building.  

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Courses available 10

Accounting and Finance 1 Applied and Pure Sciences 1 Computer Science and IT 1 Creative Arts & Design 2 English Language 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 2 Mandarin (Chinese Language) 1 Mass Communication & Media 1

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