The University of Franklin, founded in 1792 by the then-Governor of the State, Colonel John Sevier, is one of the most prestigious universities in the US and in the world.Initially for training administrators for the newly-formed state, the University of Franklin adopted an enlightened and welcoming environment, quickly attracting the most prominent experts of academia. In 1852, the University became one of now 7 US senior military colleges, forming its own Corps of Cadets.
UF, as it's now commonly called, is public research university with a variety of educational offers. It is consistently found in the top 1% of academic rankings. Its faculty is renowned worldwide and frequently travels as visiting professors to other institutions. It boasts along its alumni many prominent statesmen, scholars, and entrepreneurs.
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