Francis Marion University

Women's D2 Coach: Lauren Baufield-Edwards
5 / 10
3,482 Undergrads / 3,940 Students
2 / 10
$12,973 Net Price
4 / 10
68% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Peach Belt Conf. (PBC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
20% / 44%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Florence South Carolina Area
  • Columbia South Carolina Area
  • Charleston South Carolina Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Myrtle Beach South Carolina Area
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Sumter South Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Augusta Georgia Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Savannah Georgia Area
Where Grads Work
  • Francis Marion University
  • McLeod Health
  • Sonoco
  • ACS Technologies
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • Wells Fargo
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College
  • US Army
  • Duke Energy Corporation
  • ADP
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Kershaw County School District
  • Richland School District
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Business Development
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Accounting
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Overall Experience
Student Life
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Test Scores
Critical Reading
410 - 520
440 - 540
850 - 1060
15 - 21
16 - 22
16 - 21

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 4,252 1,381 2,871
% Admitted 68% 66% 69%
% Admits That Enroll 25% 28% 24%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (25%)
Business (17%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (15%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (15%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (12%)
Health/Health Care Administration/Management (12%)
Psychology, General (9%)
Psychology (9%)
Business Administration and Management, General (6%)
Social Sciences (6%)
Education (4%)
Physical Sciences (4%)
English Language and Literature, General (4%)
English Language & Literature (4%)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General (3%)
Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
Political Science and Government, General (3%)
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Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$11,160 $20,308
Books & Supplies$1,157 $1,157
Cost of Living$8,211 $8,211
Personal Expenses$3,716 $3,716
Sticker Price$24,244 $32,571

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship96%$9,433
Federal Grants60%$5,290
Pell Grants60%$5,198
Other Federal4%$1,491
State & Local Grants89%$4,701
Institutional Grants32%$5,314
Student Loans69%$6,263
Federal Loans69%$5,958
Other Loans3%$7,172

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $28.7 Million $7,284

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $31,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $18,346 $330

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.9%

Avg. rate for colleges with volleyball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,164 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $33,100

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.85 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 20% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 2 2
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 1 -
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with other professional programs
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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