Francis Marion University

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 100547

Florence, SC 29502-0547

(843) 661-1231

(800) 368-7551

Fax: (843) 661-4635



Contact: James Schlimmer

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 100547

Florence, SC 29502-0547

(843) 661-1362

www.fmarion.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,468

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 681

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,185

Graduate enrollment: 551

Setting

Rural setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 67%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Francis Marion University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(843) 661-1362
Website:www.fmarion.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://emas.fmarion.edu/Apply.aspx
Address:4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29506
Setting:23
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,874
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):41%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,246 (84% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$10,428
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,308
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,348

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Francis Marion University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Francis Marion University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services61
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education43
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs33
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology111
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total1338

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Francis Marion University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education2
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Grand total12

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Francis Marion University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,428
Out-of-state$20,308
Books and supplies$1,003

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,648
Out-of-state$20,744

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid73199%
Grant or scholarship aid72498%$8,348
Student loan aid65088%$5,007

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,87980%$9,309
Federal student loans2,80978%$6,347

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Francis Marion University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Francis Marion University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,7381,1462,592
Percent admitted100%60%62%
Percent admitted who enrolled20%18%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Francis Marion University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,874
Undergraduate enrollment3,559
Graduate enrollment315

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Francis Marion University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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