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Colleges / Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University

Florence, SC 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate86%
Acceptance Rate86%

About Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University is a public, state institution in the rural area of Florence, South Carolina. Francis Marion University was founded in 1970. The college enrolls around 3,923 students per year, including 3,475 undergraduate students.

Francis Marion University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Francis Marion University. In 2022, Francis Marion University accepted 86% of applicants. In 2022, 3,028 students applied to Francis Marion University and 2,608 were admitted.

Francis Marion University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.9
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 20%

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Francis Marion University is locatedin Florence, South Carolina,.

If you are interested in seeing Francis Marion University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. 301 to Florence, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Florence Regional Airport.

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College Info

PO Box 100547 Florence, SC 29502-0547

Campus Setting: Rural

Francis Marion University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Francis Marion University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Francis Marion University is Continuous processing.

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Francis Marion University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

943 - 1118


Math SAT Range

460 - 550


Reading SAT Range

470 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1118 and Above


943 to 1118


943 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Francis Marion University students is 1036. Applicants with SAT scores of 1118 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Francis Marion University, while applicants with SAT scores between 943 to 1118 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 943 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Francis Marion University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Francis Marion University is like? There are approximately 3,923 students enrolled at Francis Marion University, including 3,475 undergraduate students and 448 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from SC and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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