Franklin College has been ranked No. 5 in the Midwest region in the Best Value Schools category by U.S. News and World Report’s annual college rankings.
The rankings are based on a college’s academic quality and cost of attendance for a student who receives the average level of need-based financial aid.
The college was ranked No. 11 in the Midwest region in the Best Regional Colleges category.
Franklin scored well in several categories in the regional ranking, but small class size and high alumni giving rate helped its overall ranking most.
Regional colleges are those that focus mostly on undergraduate programs in a broad range of areas in liberal arts and in fields such as business, nursing and education.