Directions and Campus Map

  • Visiting Dean

    Dean College
    Franklin, MA 02038
    508-541-1900 or 1-877-TRY-DEAN

    Dean College is located in Franklin, Massachusetts, a historic college town just under an hour outside of Boston. Our 100-acre campus is 5 minutes from Interstate I-495 and within 15 minutes of the area’s best-known attractions:

    • Patriot Place and Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots
    • Wrentham Village Outlets, over 200 designer discount stores
    • Xfinity Center, a 19,000-seat outdoor amphitheater
    • F. Gilbert Hills State Forest, 23 miles of hiking and mountain bike trails

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    Directions

    The Dean College campus is conveniently located 5 minutes off Interstate I-495 at exit 17 (Route 140 South). Visitors should park in the Campus Center parking lot by the outdoor basketball court. 

    If you are using GPS, enter the address: 109 West Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038.

    Visitors to the Admissions Office (Ray House) should enter the Campus Center, walk all the way through, and exit toward the main part of campus. Immediately on your right is a white Victorian house. Walk around to the front and come in!

    From the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90)
    Take Exit 11A to I-495 South. Continue south to Exit 17 and turn left at the end of the ramp onto Route 140 South. Continue on Route 140 South for 1.5 miles through four traffic lights. After passing the fourth light, look for the Campus Center parking lot on the left.

    From Connecticut
    Take I-84 East or I-395 North to the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) East. Proceed to Exit 11A to I-495 South. Continue south to Exit 17 and turn left at the end of the ramp onto Route 140 South. Continue on Route 140 South for 1.5 miles through four traffic lights. After passing the fourth light, look for the Campus Center parking lot on the left.

    From New Hampshire and Maine
    Take I-93 South or I-95 South to I-495 South. Continue south to Exit 17 and turn left at the end of the ramp onto Route 140 South. Continue on Route 140 South for 1.5 miles through four traffic lights. After passing the fourth light, look for the Campus Center parking lot on the left. 

    From Rhode Island
    Take Route I-95 North to I-495 North. Continue north to Exit 17 and turn right at the end of the ramp onto Route 140 South. Continue on Route 140 South for 1.5 miles through four traffic lights. After passing the fourth light, look for the Campus Center parking lot on the left.

    Area Hotels 

    Courtyard by Marriott
    10 Fortune Boulevard, Milford, MA 01757 – 508-634-9500 

    Comfort Inn
    3 Fortune Boulevard, Milford, MA 01757 - 508-634-2499 

    DoubleTree by Hilton Milford/Boston
    11 Beaver Street, Milford, MA 01757 - 508-478-7010

    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott*
    1 Fortune Boulevard, Milford, MA 508-478-0900

    Hampton Inn*
    735 Union Street, Franklin, MA 02038 - 508-520-2999

    Hawthorn Suites*
    853 Upper Union Street, Franklin, MA 02038 - 508-553-3500

    Holiday Inn Express
    50 Fortune Boulevard, Milford, MA 01757 - 508-634-1054

    Proctor Mansion Inn*
    36 Common Street, Wrentham, MA 02093 - 877-384-1861
    Offers all-inclusive Dean College rate of $99

    Renaissance Hotel at Patriot Place*
    28 Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA 02035 - 508-543-5500

    Residence Inn by Marriott
    4 Forge Parkway, Franklin, MA 02038 - 508-541-8188

    *Contact the hotel directly to ask about the Dean College rate

    Transportation Links

    Logan International Airport
    T.F. Green Airport

    MBTA Commuter Rail, Franklin Line

    Amtrak

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      Dean College is located among the rich history of Franklin, Massachusetts. Named after Benjamin Franklin, our town is home to the first public library in America, just steps from campus! Details »