Dean College is a private college located in Franklin, Massachusetts
The 100-acre (0.40 km2) campus is historic, scenic and well maintained, and includes Dean Hall, the College’s most historic structure which houses classrooms, Power 88WGAO the radio station, offices, the Center for Student Administrative Services (CSAS), Campus Safety, video production studios/classrooms, the President’s office and board room, and two floors of student residences. Dean has completed an ambitious renovation program which included the installation of an elevator in Dean Hall, upgrades to Bourret Hall – a residence hall; and a complete renovation of the E. Ross Anderson Library.
In 2011, Dean College unveiled a brand new Campus Center which features state-of-the-art classrooms, eco-friendly dining center, 150-seat performance venue, a fitness center, office space and the brand new Center for Advising and Career Planning.
There are many housing options for students including both single-sex and co-ed residence halls, and for upperclassmen, furnished condominiums in downtown Franklin complete with hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and spacious rooms. The College has announced plans for a new 120 bed residence hall building to be completed in December 2012. The new residence hall will be used to house upperclassmen.
Dean College offers 9 bachelor’s degrees and 17 associate degrees. Dean also offers a part-time study program to serve students of all ages who wish to pursue their education on a part-time basis. Part-time students may also earn one of 5 certificates.
The school provides mentoring, tutoring and other personalized learning services for students with diverse learning styles and study skills.