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Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University

4822 East Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 661-1362

Founded in 1970, Francis Marion University is a public 4-year institution. FMU is located in Florence, South Carolina, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This liberal arts college offers 30 degrees at the bachelors level and six degrees at the masters level to students. In 2010, 4,032 students sought degrees from the 34 programs at this public school. It offers subjects including history and forensic nursing. FMU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina.

Admission

In 2010, 3,596 students applied for admission to Francis Marion. This school admitted approximately 60% of applicants or 2,158 students. Two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 3,596 students applied for admission to Francis Marion. This school admitted approximately 60% of applicants or 2,158 students. Two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 60%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 59%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 60%

Student Demographics

4,032 students were enrolled at this liberal arts college in 2010.

Student Demographics

4,032 students were enrolled at this liberal arts college in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 1290
  • Total Enrolled Female: 2742
  • Undergraduate Male: 1244
  • Undergraduate Female: 2527
  • Graduate Male: 52
  • Graduate Female: 209

Faculty Demographics

267 instructors work for Francis Marion. Close to 75% of teachers are full-time and 24% of faculty are part-time. Nearly half of the faculty are female.

Faculty Demographics

267 instructors work for Francis Marion. Close to 75% of teachers are full-time and 24% of faculty are part-time. Nearly half of the faculty are female.

  • Male: 139
  • Female: 128
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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