Total Cost $24,772
Total Enrollment 3,957
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 15 : 1

Francis Marion University
4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, South Carolina 29506
(843) 661-1362

Francis Marion University is a four-year public institution established by the state of South Carolina. It is located in the northeastern part of the state near the city of Florence and has approximately 4000 students. Its purpose is threefold: to provide students with an excellent education, stimulate inquiry and research, and serve the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. Francis Marion University adheres to the primary purpose of its establishment as a college in 1970: to make available excellent undergraduate education in the liberal arts and selected professional programs. The university now offers Bachelors degrees in Liberal Arts disciplines, Business, more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus Setting Rural: Fringe
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Admissions Office Phone 1-800-368-7551
Admissions Office Address PO Box 100547, Florence, South Carolina 29502
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website
Application Fee $30

In order to be accepted to Francis Marion University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Francis Marion University SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 430
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 530
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 430
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 530
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 400
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 500
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 18
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 22
ACT English (25th Percentile) 16
ACT English (75th Percentile) 22
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 16
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 22
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Paige A. on August 05, 2011 said:

Im a jr. in high school currently and searching for colleges and so far you seem to be the best pick, hopefully il be excepted and come play some awesome volleyball for you guys, thank you for inspiring me to come to your college.

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