FLORENCE---Second semester enrollment at Francis Marion University ranks fifth all-time for spring semester enrollments.
A total of 3,691 students are registered for classes during the spring semester, 49 students less than a year ago. A total of 3,740 enrolled during second semester a year ago, the second highest in the history of FMU.
There are 2,790 students enrolled as undergraduates this spring, while 901 are graduate students. There are 2,434 full-time students, while 1,257 are part time. South Carolina residents total 3,425, while 266 students are from out-of-state. Full time equivalency enrollment is 2,772.
A breakdown of spring registration shows 733 freshmen, 618 sophomores, 611 juniors, 667 seniors, 161 special students and 901 graduate students.
The all-time high spring semester enrollment was in 1993 when 3,851 students registered.
There were 3,947 students enrolled at FMU for the fall 1998 semester, the third highest in history.
Second semester enrollment is traditionally less than first semester at all colleges and universities. FMU graduated more than 300 students during December commencement.