Francis Marion University (FMU)

Florence, SC

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Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University Student Essentials

Francis Marion University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Patriots
Website: www.fmarion.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $9,066
Out-of-State Tuition: $17,774
Retention Rate: 65%
Enrollment: 5,077
Year Established: 1970

About FMU

Francis Marion University (FMU), a public four-year school in Florence, South Carolina, has been recognized as a top-tier southern university by U.S. News and World Report.

Academics at FMU encompass 40 areas of study, including bachelor's and master's degrees and pre-professional studies.

Housing a college of liberal arts, a school of business, a college of nursing and a school of education among others, FMU grants bachelor's and master's degrees including a master's of Business Administration and a master's in Psychology.

Student life provides numerous and varied opportunities for students to cultivate talents, leadership ability and a social life. FMU's campus life features over 60 student organizations as well as athletic teams, community service groups, arts opportunities and campus events and lectures.

Residence halls and on-campus apartments give students the chance to get as deeply involved in campus activities as they would like.

Admission requirements vary depending on whether one is an incoming freshman, transfer, graduate or second-degree student. Some of the required materials include a high school diploma or GED, a record of strong academic performance and standardized tests.

Financial aid and payment plans are available to assist with tuition and other fees for those who qualify.

FMU Map & Location

Francis Marion University
4822 East Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29506


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Getting Around FMU

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Florence, SC

Winter
Dec
58
37
Jan
55
35
Feb
60
38
Spring
Mar
68
44
Apr
76
51
May
83
59
Summer
Jun
88
68
Jul
91
72
Aug
89
70
Fall
Sep
84
64
Oct
76
53
Nov
67
44

FMU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,329
Freshman Class 916
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,077

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 48%
  • Caucasian: 47%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 1%
African American 48%
Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%
Full-Time 88%
Part-Time 12%
Women 70%
Men 30%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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Francis Marion University

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