Students in The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences may apply for a space in the FRC, the oldest residential college at the University of Georgia, during the spring semester of every year. Incoming first year students will apply during the spring prior to their matriculation to the University of Georgia. The FRC is open to any student majoring or minoring in one of the 30 Franklin College of Arts and Sciences programs. In addition to the cost of living in Rutherford Hall, members pay a $35 program fee each semester. 

Selection Process & Membership Renewal

Members are admitted by the FRC Academic Advisor in Residence, Director, and the Director’s Assistants on the basis of their interest in and commitment to participating in the community of a residential college. They enjoy its character, as well as its robust intellectual, cultural, and social life with the presence of the Academic Advisor in Residence and her family living in Rutherford Hall among the students. 

The Franklin Residential College reserves the right to renew membership and residence at Rutherford Hall based on regular participation in FRC events and activities. 

The application for incoming first-year students in Fall 2020 is now closed. We sometimes have spaces open in January, and invite you to check back on our website later in fall semester.