Dean College

Dean College is a non-profit higher education institution from Franklin, Massachusetts. It offers bachelor's degrees 15 bachelor's degree programs through its 5 schools. Dean College is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

  • Average Tuition USD 38,390
  • Acceptance Rate 69%
  • Students 1,200
  • International Students 10%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 39,500
  • Campus Setting Residential

School Description

Dean College's history dates back to the year 1865 when it was founded by Dr. Oliver Dean as the Universalist Church and then Dean Academy, a residential school that provides education for boys and girls from New England and beyond. Through the years, the institution thrived and developed as the campus was expanded and enrollment grew. Finally in the 1990s, it became Dean College under the leadership of President Paula M. Rooney.

Today, its 100-acre tree-lined campus in Franklin, Massachusetts is home to 13 residence halls and enrolls up to 1,400 students representing 30 states and 26 countries. It currently offers bachelor's degrees in areas of arts & entertainment management, business, communications, criminal justice and homeland security management, dance, English, history, liberal arts, marketing, psychology, recreation and coaching, sociology, sport fitness, sport management, and theatre.

  • 01Small, very safe campus just outside of Boston - 45 minute train ride into Boston.
  • 02Very active community - lots of involvement in athletics and the performing arts (dance and theatre).
  • 033 levels of learning support available for students - in particular those with a learning disability or learning difference.

Bachelor Programs

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Arts and Entertainment Management

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    The Arts and Entertainment Management degree at Dean offers students to learn the cutting edge of culture in order to finish with a degree with the most relevant skills needed to succeed in their career. This degree helps students become the forefront in managing the new art, that brings life to communities. With our specializations, you can become the problem solver and leader in key organizations required to run a successful business model.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Business Management

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    The Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management offers a strong foundation in every aspect of business, including marketing, accounting, finance, management, technology and consulting.

    At Dean, interaction with business leaders and study abroad opportunities are prevalent. In addition, work experience is embedded throughout our business classes. These experiences include the opportunity to engage in a consultancy project with local businesses to develop project management skills, resulting in a presentation of recommendations to the business that are often incorporated into that company's business model. Each student will also participate in at least one required internship experience with the opportunity to pursue additional internships in their area of focus if desired. When students leave Dean with these solid fundamentals, plus on-the-job experience and a command of technology, they are best prepared for success.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Communications

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    The Communications program introduces students to the ever-changing world of the media and communications industries. Students in this program study the history, evolution and changing state of mass communications as well as the technologies and techniques used in production, public relations and social media. Courses offered combine theoretical and hands-on training, with a strong emphasis on teaching the discipline needed to succeed in the media and communications industries.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Management

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Dance

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    Dean College’s world-renowned Palladino School of Dance prepares graduates to succeed in dance, teaching, choreography, management and more. A Bachelor's of Arts and a Bachelor's of Fine Arts are offered. Available concentrations include Performance, Choreography, Studio Management, Dance Studies and Teaching. The degrees offer intensive training in ballet, jazz, modern, hip-hop and tap. Dean’s dance program combines conservatory-level training with a broad foundation in the liberal arts.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    English

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    History

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    You’ll develop a deep understanding of the cultural, political, economic and religious factors that have forged our world. In small classes, you’ll hone your communication and analytical skills and emerge as a flexible learner.
    The history curriculum features in-depth coursework on world civilizations and U.S. history in addition to special topics showcasing faculty research and interests.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Liberal Arts and Studies

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Liberal Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Marketing

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Cost of living 16,346

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Psychology

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Sociology

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Sport Fitness, Recreation and Coaching

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    Our bachelor’s degree in Sport Fitness, Recreation & Coaching prepares students for dynamic careers in fitness, exercise science and coaching. In the classroom, you’ll develop your skills through in-depth coursework in subject matters that combine science and sport with a broad foundation in the liberal arts. And you’ll choose a concentration that interests you.

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Sport Management

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    Studying Sport Management provides students with the opportunity to learn from and work with professionals associated with many Boston area sports organizations. Our partnerships with the Kraft Sports Group, the Pawtucket Red Sox, and others provide the students with amazing opportunities so that students graduate with experience as well as knowledge. 

  • 99 Main St, Franklin, MA 02038, United States

    Theatre

    USD 38,390 Tuition Fee
    • Scholarships USD 12000
    • Cost of living 16,346

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

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  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 61
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Average SAT Score 860

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    Established in 1865

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    95% of Dean College BA graduates were able to find employment or were in graduate school within a year of graduation.

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