A Community That Cares

About Dean College

Dean College is a private, residential, not-for-profit institution that is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Dean’s beautiful 100-acre campus is situated in Franklin, Massachusetts, conveniently located between Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island and accessible to Boston by commuter rail.

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The Dean Difference

The Dean Difference isn't any one thing. It's everything. Discover what The Dean Difference means to our community.

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History and Mission

A uniquely supportive community for more than 150 years, Dean has woven together extensive student support and engagement with exceptional teaching.

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Led by the President of Dean College, the senior management team is responsible for leading Dean College in successfully implementing its mission.

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Facilities and Rentals

With more than 18 diverse facilities at your disposal, Dean College can accommodate a variety of event types.

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Business Partnerships

Dean College provides multiple customized educational offerings for our corporate partners at special partnership rates.