Francis Marion University

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Francis Marion University


  • 54% have a job after 6 months
  • 6% have a job after 1 year
  • 6% have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$6,512 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$12,839 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


  • Member of library consortia.
  • 391,457 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,538 current serial subscriptions.
  • 524,242 microforms.
  • 8,894 Audio/Visual items.
  • 10,000 e-books.

Museums & Art

Planetarium, Observatory, Cauthen Education Media Center, Teaching Materials Center, Hewn Timber Cabins



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 551 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.



    health service, health insurance


    study skills


    career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control


    co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training

    Campus Safety

    24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

    Campus Life



    • The school offers housing for students.
    • 39% of students live in school housing.
    • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

    Types of housing available

    • 53% of housing units are Triples.
    • 47% of housing units are Apartments.
    • In total, there are 25 housing buildings.

    Room Accessories

    • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
    • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


    • 35% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
    • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
    • Popular events on campus: Arts Alive, International Festival, University Programming Board Events, Homecoming
    • Student activities: choral groups, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, television station
    • In total, there are about 56 organizations on campus.
    • Honor societies: Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Rho Lambda, Sigma Tau Delta, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Campus Ministries, Wesley Foundation, Campus Outreach, Campus Crusade for Christ
    • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) NAACP; Young, Gifted, and Black Chorus; National Panhellenic Council Minority Student Association; Minority Student Health Association
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Cut Time Show Choir, College Democrats, Young Republicans, Cultural/Language Club, Student Nurses Club, Math Club, Psychology Club, Dance Team, Student Alumni Association, Ecology Club, Habitat for Humanity, Chess Club, Gamma Sigma Alliance, Gamma Sigma Sigma – Service Sorority
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Patriot (regularly); The Snow Island Review (semester basis)


    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Florence, South Carolina (8), Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (60)
    • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Florence, South Carolina (10)
    • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Florence, South Carolina (10)
    • Public transportation serves the campus.
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
    • 84% of students have a car on campus


    • School employment is available.
    • 17% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 5,720
    • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

    Greek Life

    • There are 7 fraternities
    • 0 fraternity houses
    • 3% of students are fraternity members
    • There are 7 sororities
    • 0 sorority houses
    • 4% of students are sorority members.


    • Army ROTC: Not offered
    • Navy ROTC: Not offered
    • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
    • Additional Policies

      class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited

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