College Snapshot: Francis Marion University

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compiled from: collegedata.com

 

Francis Marion is a public university. It was founded as a college in 1970 and gained university status in 1992. Its 309-acre rural campus is located seven miles east of Florence center.

Web Site www.fmarion.edu/
Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,605
   Women 2,492 (69.1%)
   Men 1,113 (30.9%)
Graduate Students 339

ADMISSION

Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 59% of 3,759 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline August 15
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Essay X
Extracurricular Activities X
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.69
SAT Math 477 average
420-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 483 average
420-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing 453 average
400-510 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite 19 average
17-21 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance In-state: $19,072
Out-of-state: $28,640
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,100
Out-of-state: $19,668
Room and Board
$7,472
Average Percent of Need Met 66%
Average Freshman Award $12,169
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$28,979

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
212
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Florence Population 37,498
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 63% of freshmen, 39% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Patriot
Sororities 1% of women participate
Fraternities 1% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
48.4% Black/African-American
1.5% Hispanic/Latino
0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
47.0% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students 1.7% from 22 countries
First-Year Students Returning 68.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
16.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W
Average 3.46 3.92 520 480 560 25
Low 2.80 3.00 520 480 560 23
High 3.75 4.40 520 480 560 27
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