Class of 2023 statistics
Class of 2023 Geographic Breakdown
Profile statistics: Citizenship and Language figures

In 2019, 9,502 students applied and 2,888 were admitted. The total class size is 647.

SAT SCORES (Middle 50%)

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 630-700

Math: 670-770

Average SAT score: 1375

act scores (Middle 50%)


Average ACT score: 30

Class of 2023 breakdown by ethnicity (reported)

More About our New Class

First Gen and Pell Stats for Class of 2023

What kind of students choose F&M? The kind that are smart, engaged and embrace life to its fullest. Here is a partial list of some of the Class of 2023's accomplishments and endeavors:

  • President of TapOut club (goal is to end sale and use of single-use plastic bottles)
  • Raised $75,000 for childhood cancer through club
  • Irish dancer
  • Fostered more than 600 dogs
  • First violinist for Erie Jr. Philharmonic Symphony    
  • Collected more than 28,000 books for charity
  • Developed in excess of 20 mobile applications
  • Airplane pilot
  • Member of Team USA in Deaflympics    
  • Co-founded company that designed an automatic page turner for musicians
  • Sheepdog Handler
  • Founded nonprofit to stop elephant poaching
  • Started clothing company
  • Presented medical research to United Nations
  • Created slip leashes out of recycled material, donated about 2000 leashes to first responders    
  • Featured in ESPN’s top 10 plays of the day (field hockey)
  • Girl Scout Bronze Metal Community Service Winner
  • Researched and produced documentary about the effects of animal agriculture & factory
  • Sprint car racer
  • Traveled to Morocco and Dominican Rep to help kids in rural village and helped save coral reef    
  • Acted in more than 20 musicals and plays
  • Cretan folk dancer
  • U.S. Congressional intern
  • Five martial arts experts (black belts in karate, Aikido, tae kwon do, and more)
  • Placed second in international linguistic olympiad
  • Inventor (holds two patents)
  • Posse Scholars (19 students)
  • Cooperman College Scholars (9 students)
  • Junior ROTC participants (6 students)

The Class of 2023 is an accomplished group of students with a wide range of interests. Here is a look at the activities they were involved in as high school students:


involved in academic clubs


conducted community service


played a sport


served as athletic team captains


held leadership positions


involved in music


involved in student government


held a job or internship


involved in theater or dance


identified themselves as activists


studied or conducted service projects abroad


involved in studio art


completed research


belonged to debate or speech clubs


contributed their work to publications (newspaper, yearbook, etc.)

Financial Aid

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to enrolling highly qualified students from all economic backgrounds.

We pledge to meet 100% of every student's institutionally determined need for all four years.

We award financial aid based solely on need. More than half of our students receive some form of need-based aid.

Class of 2023 Financial Aid Chart