Franklin Pierce University Manchester, NH Campus

Franklin Pierce University at Manchester, NH is located at the Jefferson Mill building, which has been awarded the Manchester Historic Preservation Award. Jefferson Mill is a 4-story brick mill building that was constructed right on the edge of the Merrimack river in 1886. Located on Commercial Street, it is close to the many companies that populate the Millyard and is also not far from businesses located on Elm Street.

Online Programs

Our Manchester campus is the hub for all online programs offered at Franklin Pierce University, which includes our online MBA, MEd, and undergraduate degrees. Online bachelor’s programs include:

  • Accounting-Finance
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Criminal Justice
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Human Services
  • Integrated Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Nursing R.N. to B.S.N.

We also offer three associate’s degrees online in Business, Criminal Justice, General Studies, and Human Services. Online certificates in Human Services and Paralegal Studies are also available.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Franklin Pierce University at Manchester’s signature program is the Doctor of Physical Therapy. This degree is offered at our Manchester campus where we prepare students for all aspects of a career in physical therapy through hands-on work, clinical experience, lectures, and seminars in our state-of-the-art facility.

This two-and-a-half-year program includes 38 weeks of full-time clinical work, exploring courses derived from theoretical and scientific-based clinical applications that restore, maintain, and promote optimal physical function. Our students complete their clinicals at facilities in Manchester and in surrounding towns.

Our CAPTE-accredited DPT program will prepare you to work in hospitals, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, outpatient clinics, wellness and sports facilities, and private homes.


  • A Franklin Pierce University graduate, Kendra graduated with her undergraduate degree in 2015 and is now in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the university's Manchester, NH campus.



  • Aleka Chouramanis

    After graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Science, Aleka went on to thrive in the D.P.T. program. "I met incredible people and professors," she said. After graduating in may 2013, Aleka secured a position at Bay State Physical Therapy in Boston, feeling well prepared from post-graduate life. "With the amount of independence I had during my clinical, working in the real world wasn't a staggering transition for me-expect for the fact that I sign my own documentation."

    Aleka Chouramanis '13

    Physical Therapist, Bay State Physical Therapy

Want to Know More?

Want to learn more about Franklin Pierce University’s Manchester, NH campus and the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and online degrees offered in the state’s largest city?

DPT-NH Admissions(603) 647-3550

Office Hours

Mon - Fri:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

or by appointment