Dean College

Dean College is a private, nonprofit educational institution admitting both men and women. It’s a wonderful asset to Franklin’s Downtown area and the entire Franklin, MA community.

Dean Academy was founded in 1865 by Oliver Dean, a philanthropic act that has lasting beneficial impact on Franklin.

Academic programs

An array of BA and associate degree programs are offered by Dean in its four schools. Dean offers strong programs in theater and dance.

Dean’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies helps advance the careers of working adults by maintaining 10 associate degree and 7 certificate programs in subjects including accounting, business administration and business technology.

Spacious campus in Downtown Franklin

Dean has a large, attractive campus and draws students form across the US and overseas.

Early Childhood Education Department

Franklin-area children also benefit from Dean: the Early Childhood Education Department at Dean runs a Children’s Center which affords top quality pre-school education to area children.

August 15, 2015

Family fun at The Wiz at Dean College in Franklin, MA

Dean College and the Massachusetts Star Players proudly present “The Wiz” in a series of live performances at The Main Stage Theater on the Dean Campus […]
February 3, 2009

Dean College Campus

Dean College has an attractive and well-maintained 100 acre campus situated in the center of Franklin, MA.  The Dean College campus lends vitality, character and history […]
January 7, 2009
Dean College Children's Center Franklin, MA

Dean College Children’s Center

The Dean College Children’s Center is run by Dean College of Franklin, Massachusetts as part of the its Early Childhood Education Department. Students enrolled in the […]
December 12, 2008

The Arts at Dean College

Dean College in Franklin, MA is a private residential college which contributes in so many ways to the quality of life in Franklin. Dean’s robust programs […]