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%)

29-32

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:

59%

involved in academic clubs

68%

conducted community service

67%

played a sport

23%

served as athletic team captains

30%

held leadership positions

32%

involved in music

23%

involved in student government

60%

held a job or internship

26%

involved in theater or dance

18%

identified themselves as activists

11%

studied or conducted service projects abroad

11%

involved in studio art

9%

completed research

15%

belonged to debate or speech clubs

13%

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