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Francis Marion University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
C+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Costs
$7,716/ year
Poll
50%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.58 responses
Poll
52%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.94 responses

Food

Campus Food
C+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,356/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 155 responses
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  • The Grille
    23%
  • Fried Chicken
    19%
  • Subs
    19%
  • French fries
    13%
  • Pizza
    6%
  • Cheeseburgers
    6%
  • Subway
    6%
45%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.60 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 57 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    18%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    63%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    18%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    2%

Safety

Safety
B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
81%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.59 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 34 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    68%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    26%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    3%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    3%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 44 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    32%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    55%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    11%
  • Not very visible.
    2%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 83 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    45%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    46%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, All Track Combined, Soccer, Baseball
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, All Track Combined, Softball, Soccer

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Music
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 39 responses
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  • Shows
    33%
  • Free food and movie nights
    23%
  • Sports
    23%
  • UPB Events
    13%
  • The hypnotist show every year.
    5%
  • Online students don't have events like those.
    3%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 52 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    4%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    23%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    21%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    25%
  • Parties? What parties?
    27%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 36 responses
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  • Homecoming
    56%
  • Reading days
    33%
  • End of Semester
    6%
  • There no party at my dorm
    6%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.75 responses
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