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International Students

Franklin Pierce University, located in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire, welcomes students from all over the world. We achieve outstanding student success through the integration of rigorous liberal arts and professional studies in 25 undergraduate majors and 13 graduate degree programs. Join us for the Franklin Pierce Experience for international students.


Our faculty work closely with students to apply their classroom learning to real-world challenges through internships, clinical work, volunteer projects, and research funded by institutions such as the National Institute of Health. Students engage newsmakers and political leaders through our award-winning Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication, and enter the professional world as confident and knowledgeable leaders.

The University consists of the 1200-acre residential College at Rindge, the College of Business, and the College of Graduate & Professional Studies. We offer master’s degrees in Business, Education, Physician Assistant Studies and Nursing, and doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy.

Find out what it is like to attend Franklin Pierce University, including:

Alumni Success Stories

International Student Crispin Munyana from the Congo, Africa

International Student Crispin Munyana from the Congo, Africa

Crispin Munyana '16 is from Congo, Africa on the city of Kinchesa is a Credit Analyst Accountant team member for Wind Waste Innovations. - Crispin Munyana '16 - Credit Analyst Accountant

International Student Yuri Furuuchi,Tokyo, Japan

International Student Yuri Furuuchi from Tokyo, Japan

International Student Yuri Furuuchi from Tokyo, Japan, talks about her experience here at Franklin Pierce University. Yuri graduated in Sports Media in 2019.


Graphic of where FPU Students are from

Internships and Careers

Franklin Pierce students take pride in the many prestigious internships that they have participated in at organizations such as:

  • United Nations, New York
  • Mercedes-Benz, USA
  • London Stock Exchange
  • Citi Bank, Dublin, Ireland
  • Levi Strauss Europe

Our graduates have gone on to work at such global companies as:

  • Microsoft
  • CNN
  • The New York Times
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Yahoo!

Requirements for Admission

  • Letter of recommendation at the discretion of the University
  • TOEFL, IELT's, PTE or SAT scores. Score reports will be sent directly to Franklin Pierce if you mark our code (3395) on your answer sheet on the day of the test.
  • Official copies of all secondary transcripts with certified translations when appropriate.
  • Undergraduate Certification of Finances, which outlines total University expenses for the four year undergraduate period and how they will be met.

Federal law requires that we document how you will finance your education in the United States prior to issuing the I-20 form for your student visa. International Students are eligible for consideration for scholarships up to a maximum of $20,000 per year. In certain instances, it will be required that prepayment of up to one year's fees be made to the University in advance of the issuance of an I-20. Total tuition and fees are available online. If you need assistance to send an international wire from a foreign bank, the following instructions will help you with S.W.I.F.T. International Payment System.

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International student Roberto Chong reflects on his time spent at Franklin Pierce University.

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