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Francis Marion University
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  • 4 Year
  • FLORENCE, SC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Francis Marion is a public university located in South Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,852 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Francis Marion acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Healthcare Management, Nursing, and Biology. Graduating 44% of students, Francis Marion alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,300.

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4822 EAST PALMETTO STREET
FLORENCE, SC 29506
About Francis Marion...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Peach Belt Conference

Francis Marion University Rankings

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Francis Marion Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
890-1110
ACT Range
15-21
Application Fee
$41
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$12,380 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,625 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 58 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 66 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 66 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    56%
  • On Campus
    36%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,852 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
780
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
63%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Some good and bad, some surprise you
    39%
  • Somewhat dedicated
    20%
  • Typical
    20%
  • Open-minded
    14%
  • I'm a online student
    2%
  • Nerdy
    2%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 84 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 92 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Small and personal
    28%
  • Okay
    23%
  • Close-knit community
    13%
  • Okay but needs a little improvement
    13%
  • Local
    6%
  • Could improve
    4%
  • I wish I transferred
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 42 responses

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