Dean College, a private liberal arts college just outside Boston in Franklin, Massachusetts, is now accepting international student applications through Shorelight. Ranked #29 in Regional Colleges North by U.S. News & World Report, Dean College provides well-rounded undergraduate degree programs in business and liberal arts majors. Students can also participate in a variety of campus events, volunteer projects, career development programs, and more for an engaging academic experience.
Why Study at Dean College?
Individualized support — With an average of just 18 students per class, Dean College offers plenty of personalized attention. Ranked #2 for Best Undergraduate Teaching by U.S. News & World Report, Dean’s professors encourage students to participate fully in class and campus life, and often become trusted mentors and advisors.
Guaranteed on-campus housing — Students are guaranteed a place to live on Dean’s campus, all four years of study. With 13 residence halls, the campus promotes a lively community, as well as access to professional staff and community advisors who provide 24/7 student support services.
Top-ranked liberal arts programs — Ranked #1 in Massachusetts for dance programs, #6 for theater arts, and #6 for sports science by PLEXUSS Global Rankings, Dean College provides top-ranked curricula in arts, entertainment, and sports degrees. Students can also apply for internships at the Disney College Program to build problem-solving, teamwork, and leadership skills while gaining hands-on work experience.
Accolades for Dean College
U.S. News & World Report, 2023
Top 30 Best Regional Colleges North
12 consecutive years on the Best Colleges list
#2 in Regional Colleges in the North for Best Undergraduate Teaching
#38 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
PLEXUSS Global Rankings, 2021
#1 Best in Massachusetts - dance programs
#6 Best in Massachusetts - theater arts programs
#6 Best in Massachusetts - sports science programs
Sample Undergraduate Programs at Dean College
Dean R. Sanders ’47 School of Business
Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance
School of Liberal Arts
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Students can look forward to pursuing a wide range of business and liberal arts programs with the support of expert faculty and use of state-of-the-art campus facilities. Begin your undergraduate journey with confidence at Dean College!