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As a top liberal arts college in the country, the admission process at F&M is highly selective. Each year we receive applications from students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries around the world. As a result, at F&M you’ll be immersed in a true melting pot of culture, thought, and experience. This is the kind of community that will enrich and empower your academic and life experience.

Application Deadlines

Early Decision I: November 15

Early Decision II: January 15

Regular Decision: January 15

Contact us with any questions.

Besides being a lot of fun, our admission staff is highly knowledgeable and understands that every applicant’s situation, needs, and circumstances are different. Don’t hesitate to contact us:

Office of Admission
Franklin & Marshall College
P.O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003

(877) 678-9111 (toll free)
(717) 291-3951 (local)
(717) 291-4389 (fax)

For mail that will not be delivered to P.O. boxes, use:

Office of Admission
Franklin & Marshall College
637 College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603

  • The Common App is Live!
  • If you submit your Early Decision or Regular Decision application by Oct. 15th, we will waive your application fee. It's easy. Just select "F&M Fee Waiver" on the Franklin & Marshall College Common App member page. As a reminder, to qualify for the fee waiver, we only need the student portion of the Common Application at this time. Your transcript, recommendations and any additional materials can follow later. We look forward to reading your application!

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  • Imagine how exciting it would be to know by the winter that F&M will be your future home!