3,460
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,437
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
60
60%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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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 Jamie Hunt
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@fmarion.edu
Phone: 843-661-1231
Fax: 843-661-4635

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,787
Applied
2,274
Accepted
3,460
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

2,639
Females Applied
1,564
Females Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,148
Males Applied
710
Males Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

41
Application Fee
3.84
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 10th September 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 440 550
SAT Math 430 550
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

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

776
Full-time student fees
7,948
Room & board
4,916
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

12,437
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,021
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,255
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,158
Avg. Loan Aid
2,230
Avg. Grant Aid
7,413
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,460
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 41.96%
White or Caucasian 48.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 1.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.31%
Other 0.39%

Gender

Male (31.53%)
Female (68.47%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 50%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Arts International and University Programming Board Activities

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Baptist Collegiate Ministries, University Programming Board, Psychology Club, Student Alumni Association and Young Gifted and Blessed Chorus

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Division 2 No
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Faculty

258
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 183
Part-time - 75
Male - 102
Female - 156