Your Journey Starts Here
Franklin & Marshall College is renowned for its high academic standards, culture of creativity and innovation, and extraordinary opportunities for students to be the curators of their own academic experiences. We are a collaborative community — and together, we create the way forward.
Ready to Be a Diplomat? Apply by January 15.
Do you think F&M is the right fit for you? If the answer is ‘yes,’ learn how to take the next step and apply.Start your application »
True Blue Weekend 2023
Video by Andrew Bilindabagabo
Liberal Arts at a Glance
A key element of the liberal arts model encourages you to explore a variety of courses and disciplines before choosing a major. At F&M, you'll explore sciences, arts, humanities and social sciences and gain the confidence to pursue whatever you dream. Because with a liberal arts education from F&M, you can do it all.Discover more »
Explore, Experience, and Succeed at F&M
The cornerstone of the educational experience we offer is students working side-by-side with faculty who want to help them test ideas — not just talk or read about them. These are not experiences you have to wait until graduate school to pursue. It's a core part of what we do.
A Global Education
Our focus on global education recognizes that, no matter where life takes you after F&M, you will work and live with people with vastly different ways of perceiving our world. A global education helps you begin to understand how to negotiate these differences, strengthening your abilities to successfully live and work in our increasingly global society.
Success Beyond F&M
We’re a partner in your success on Day 1. Explore how we engage with students across all four class years — and discover how that commitment helps you land jobs in leading industries and gain admission to high-demand graduate and professional programs around the world.
Our Home: The City of Lancaster
Centered in a county full of lush, rolling farmland, you’ll find an unexpected urban oasis: Lancaster, Pa., F&M’s extraordinary home city. Lancaster offers a rich mixture of arts and culture filled with experiences for every taste and preference — all within safe walking distance of campus.discover the city »
November 30, 2023
F&M Honors Alumni, Volunteers for Philanthropy, Service and Professional Accomplishment
More than one dozen F&M alumni were recently celebrated for the countless contributions they have made to the College and to their careers and industries.
November 27, 2023
Paleontologist in the Making
Senior Conner Minkowitz’s passion for extinct creatures changed when he began studying under a retired Franklin & Marshall College paleontologist.
November 21, 2023
60 Years After JFK’s Death, Alumni Author Finds Missing Link
Was the star of NASA’s first female astronaut program linked to the assassination of JFK? “A Woman I Know,” by filmmaker turned author Mary Haverstick ’82, searches for the truth.