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Francis Marion University

Florence, SC

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Overview

Francis Marion University is a Comprehensive institution located in Florence, SC, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 100547
Florence, SC  29502-0547
United States
Contact Email: admissions@fmarion.edu
Phone: 843-661-1231

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/engineering-related Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Medical Informatics Checkmark
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, And Administration, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,266
Applied
3,210
Accepted
3,632
Enrolled
75%
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Female Admissions

2,951
Females Applied
2,231
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,315
Males Applied
979
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

41
Application Fee
3.96
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 517 460 570
SAT Math 487 430 540
ACT Composite 18 15 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,384
In-state
20,768
Out-of-state
10,384
In-district
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Fees

776
Full-time student fees
8,230
Room & board
4,490
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,315
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,047
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
16,362
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
885
Avg. Loan Aid
4,189
Avg. Grant Aid
8,483
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
57%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,632
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 39.5%
White or Caucasian 48.99%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.53%
Asian 1.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.17%
Other 1.52%

Gender

Male (31.88%)
Female (68.12%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 36%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
First Friday, Homecoming and FM A'Glow

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Teaching Children of Poverty Scholars, NAACP, Phi Alpha Theta and Pre-Vet Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Lighted pathways/sidewalks

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

326
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 212
Part-time - 114
Male - 132
Female - 194
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