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Francis Marion University

753 reviews
  1. Florence, SC
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B-
Francis Marion University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Peach Belt Conference
Address
4822 East Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29506

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
SAT Range
840-1070
ACT Range
17-21
Application Fee
$37
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$10,485/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,491/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,845/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,100/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,666/ year
  • $110k+
    No Data

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.37 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.36 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.36 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,168Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
66%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Open-minded
    5%
  • Ratchet
    20%
  • Some good and bad, some surprise you
    15%
  • Somewhat dedicated
    30%
  • Typical
    30%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
14%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.56 responses
Poll
5%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.61 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Could improve
    8%
  • I wish I transferred
    8%
  • Local
    15%
  • Okay
    38%
  • Okay but needs a little improvement
    31%

After Francis Marion University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.19 responses

Reviews

753 reviews
  • Excellent
    87
  • Very Good
    254
  • Average
    337
  • Poor
    57
  • Terrible
    18
I am a new freshman and from what I have seen it looks like people are really friendly to each other and are passionate about what they what to become
  • College Freshman
  • 29 days ago
Its okay easy to get in, hard to get out. A school with mostly commuters. Small not a huge choice of professors. Will have the same professor for more than one class. There's not much to do within the overall area.
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 1 month ago
Overall, the faculty at the school will attempt to assist you the best they can.
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 1 month ago