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Dean College is a private graduate college located in Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. The College was established in 1865 as a co-educational academy by Dr. Oliver Dean. The College is set on a 100-acre historic campus in Franklin. Dean College offers two-year associate's degree programs, four-year bachelor's degree programs, interdisciplinary honors programs and courses for professional and continuing education. The College also has two specialized schools, which include:

  • School of Dance
  • School of the Arts
Dean College has a department for athletics. The mascot of the College is a Bulldog. The teams are nicknamed as the Bulldogs. The College intercollegiate program has more than 10 varsity sports including baseball, football, basketball, golf, and lacrosse. Dean College is a member of Region XXI (New England) of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

Profile of Dean College

The main campus of Dean is in Franklin, MA (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Dean offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to drama and performing arts and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Dean Selectivity

Dean does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 390 to 490. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 380 or more. Students attending Dean come from a variety of places, in and out of state.


The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Dean had 1, 302 enrolled students.

Student Life

Many students at the school live in campus housing. Dean makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Dean takes athletics seriously enough to offer athletic financial aid to a significant portion of its students.

Dean Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts89liberal arts and sciences, sociology, history, English
Drama and Performing Arts56dance, drama
Business and Management53business management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy23sports and fitness management, athletic trainer, health and fitness, exercise science
Security and Law Enforcement18criminal justice and police
Media16communication studies
Education and Teaching11early childhood Education
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science
Music5various music studies
Medical Support and Technology1health service and sciences
Therapy and Counselling0psychology
Art Studies0arts management
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy

Contact: Dean

Dean College

99 Main Street

Franklin, MA 02038-1941

General Phone: (508) 541-1900


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