Franklin, MA
Dean College


22 Ratings

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Dean College is a private, undergraduate institution located in the heart of Franklin, Massachusetts, a 45-minute drive from both Boston and Providence. Founded in 1865, Dean College has provided over 150 years of education to an ever-growing alumni base of over 25,000.

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Recent Reviews

Maite
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are very intellengent in the classroom aspect when it comes to learning .

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are very intellengent in the classroom aspect when it comes to learning .

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

My school is best known for dance and the liberal part of it . Its a very great school for science majors and anybody who wants to be a dancer in order words .

Precious
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Ifi could go back in time and talk to myself as a highschool senior, I would tell myself to be more organized. By organized i...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Ifi could go back in time and talk to myself as a highschool senior, I would tell myself to be more organized. By organized i mean planning out which days im doing certain assignments, just so im not rushing or feeling overwhelnmed. I would also tell myself to start going to sleep early and waking up on time for classes because that is what I have a problem with here at college now.

What's unique about your campus?

I think the classes are the best things about this school. All of my classes are great .

Kathryn
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Dean College is made up of students and faculty who are energetic and very friendly, and who take much pride into their schoo...

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Dean College is made up of students and faculty who are energetic and very friendly, and who take much pride into their school and there work, there is always someone either a student or staff that is willing to help you out which is wonderful.

Describe the students at your school.

Classmates are wonderful, supportive people, wheather your full time or part time you make wonderful friends who are there to encouarge you, as a part timer you sometimes have smaller classes which is eaiser to make connections with your classmates!

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Oranization, plan, scheduleing. Be prepared to work hard for your dreams, high school is tough butv so is college and the real world. Enjoy every minute wheather you go part time or full time you will achieve your goals and dreas. There are people who want to help you, ask for help, accept the help. Take pride in who you are and what you want to do. Be Thankful. Your high school teachers do there very very best to get you ready for college. Greatfull. Be extra gratefull for your parents who have raised you and is helping you achieve you college dreams and have been there in the ups and downs.

Erin
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school is big on getting the students involved in everything they offer.

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school is big on getting the students involved in everything they offer.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

What advice I would give my high school self would be to follow my original plans on where to go after high school. I have been wanting to go to Dean College since my Junior year. Unfortunately, some of my family didn't agree with the path I wanted to take, which was to major in dance. After exploring my options by going to a community college and then to a Cosmetology school, five years later I decided to go back to my original dream. I don't regret becoming a hairdresser, but if I followed my Dean career path I could have been graduated and working by now. So maybe I should really tell myself it's ok to have a backup plan but always follow your dreams and don't listen to anyone that says you can't do it. I am proud that I realized that now while I am still young and before it was too late.

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

What I brag most about my school to friends are my two favorite classes, my Arts and Entertainment class and my Tap class. Both classes have great teachers and am learning a lot.

Toyomi
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

There is nothing unique about Dean College

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

There is nothing unique about Dean College

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would say to try your best in school. Also don't let others distract you. Make sure you do your homework and get enough sleep.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

I think Dean College is great school for everyone!

Brianna
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are diverse.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are diverse.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Looking back, knowing now about college life and the transition, I would tell myself to be patient and think things through first. Wanting to be like most of my classmates, I wanted to start college as soon as the following year, which was a big mistake. During my last years at high school, I didn't put much thought into what I actually wanted to have as a career in the future, all I knew is that I liked fashion. I ended up getting accepted to a college close to my house that had a decent fashion major. I hated everything about my first year; my classes, my major, the commute, etc. Due to personal issues and heartbreak, I decided to drop out of college, focus on myself and figure out what I want to do with my life. During the break, I learned a lot about myself and how I wanted to be in the future. That being said, I would tell myself to be patient and take time to think before rushing into things.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

That it is a private college, therefore, more expensive.

Fotini
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates at dean are helpful, we work together to get our work done.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates at dean are helpful, we work together to get our work done.

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

Do not forget about one assignment because it will put you be hind.

Joseph
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Try as hard as you can in High School. Be as open to everyone as you can, making friends new friends is a great thing.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Try as hard as you can in High School. Be as open to everyone as you can, making friends new friends is a great thing.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

The worst thing about our school is some of the older classrooms. Plus the chairs and old desks.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

If you are the kind of person that wants to have a lot of places to go out, Franklin is a boring town. It is very quiet so if you want to go to school just to party and not to learn, Dean isn't for you.

Keishla
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school is very active and hard working.

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

My school is very active and hard working.

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

It has small class rooms so that the students can get to know their professors and learn better than in those with bigger classes or 100 and more students.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If I was to go back in time to when I was in hgih school, I would advice myself to not procastinate as much and work on using my time wisely and get used to studying.

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  • Enrollment
  • 1,300
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $33,230
  • Acceptance rate
  • 70%

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