Dean at a Glance

  • An Accredited, Private Two & Four Year College 

    Today, Dean serves more than a thousand full time students and 300 part time students, for a full time enrollment of close to 1,500 and more than 18,000 alumni. The College's future is based soundly upon its rich history of developing programs that meet the changing individual needs of students. 

    Owning an endowment of over $30M, Dean emphasizes individual attention and prepares students for further studies or employment upon graduation. Dean's beautiful 100-acre campus is located only 30 miles from Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, RI, and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus.

    Dean at a Glance

    Dean College Facts

    • Founded in 1865, we will be celebrating our 150th years of student success in 2015. 
    • Student to Faculty ratio: 17:1 
    • Merit-based aid awarded in 2012-2013: $17 million 
    • Percentage of students who receive some form of merit aid: 90% 
    • Percentage of students who live on campus: 88% 
    • Number of varsity sports at Dean: 6 men's sports, 4 women's sports 
    • Dean College motto: "Forti et fideli nihil difficile" 
    • Dean College Official Mascot: BOOMER! 
    • Number of clubs and organizations: More than 25 
    • Public Safety Services: 24/7 
    • Dean's senior management team has over 60 years of combined history at dean College, providing organizational stability.
    • Academics at Dean 
    • Associate Degrees - 15 Majors 
    • Bachelor Degrees - 5 Majors 
    • 100% of 2012 Dean College BA graduates completed their program in 4 years and 95% had jobs or were in graduate school within 6 months of graduation
    • 98% of 2012 Dean College Associate degree graduates were accepted to some of the top colleges in the country

    Dean's Growth 

    • Dean College has had record-breaking enrollment numbers three of the last four years 
    • Dean College is projecting an incoming freshman class of close to 600 students, putting it in the top three incoming classes in the last 20 years. 
    • Dean has completed $51M in Campus Improvements and New Construction over last 5 years, including: 
      • Horne Hall  
      • Campus Center 
      • Robbins Family Center for Advising and Career Planning 
      • Performance venues (Main Stage, Guidrey Center) 
      • Dining facilities (Smith Dining Center, Boomers) 
      • Holly and Jan Kokes '64 Fitness Center 
      • Fernandez and Smith Center for Student Development 
      • and Retention 
      • Smart Classrooms 
      • Green Family Library Learning Commons 
      • Athletic Fields (scoreboards, dugouts) 
      • Morton Family Learning Center

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