Francis Marion University

Address:
4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29506
Phone:
843-661-1362
Website:
http://www.fmarion.edu
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About Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University is classified as a college or university with a small master’s program. Colleges and universities with a small master’s program typically award between 50 and 99 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,629
 Graduate328
 Total3,957
GenderFemale68%
 Male32%
Student Age% Under 2583%
 % 25 and Over17%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time84%
 % Part-time16%
Race/Ethnicity% White47.9%
 % Black45.8%
 % Asian0.9%
 % Latino1.0%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown2.8%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArts Management
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,596
 % Admitted60%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled34%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT62%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT36%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800540 / 800
 SAT Writing410 / 800510 / 800
 SAT Math440 / 800540 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3622 / 36
 ACT English17 / 3623
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math17 / 3622 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$30
 Graduate Application Fee$30
 In-State Tuition & Fees$8,480
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,625
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid93%
 % Undergraduates with Loans64%
 % Undergraduates with Grants93%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,700
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,380
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,380
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$8,946
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$8,946
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,966

Neighborhood Data for the Florence Area

Median Age37.1
Median Household Income$42,719
Total Population36,526
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total44.7% 55.3%
 Age 0-942.9%57.1%
 Age 10-1754.1%45.9%
 Age 18-2450.1%49.9%
 Age 25-2941.3%58.7%
 Age 30-3942.4%57.6%
 40+44.0%56.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White53.2%
 % Black45.0%
 % Asian0.8%
 % Latino1.8%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,380
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,380
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$466
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50040.6%62.8%20.3%
 $500 to $74926.6%31.9%0.0%
 $750 to $99918.8%2.7%20.9%
 Over $100014.1%2.7%4.4%
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