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Applying to FMU is Easy!

Use the links below to create (or return to) an individual account in the Patriot Application Portal. You’ll be presented with an online application that takes less than 15 minutes to complete. Most students will also want to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about FAFSA and all types of student financial aid here:

Have more questions? We’re here and ready to help. Call give us a call at 843-661-1231, or send us a message at!

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What do I need to apply?

  • Completed Application for admission
  • Official high school and college transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • $41 non-refundable application fee

What do I need to apply for a graduate program?

For more information about our Graduate admissions click here or contact:
Graduate Admissions

Additional Information for Undergraduate Admissions

Request and Send an electronic copy of your high school transcript to FMU at no charge or download the Transcript Request Form to take to your high school guidance counselor.

Our Undergraduate Applications are also available in high school guidance counselors’ offices, or you may request that we mail you a copy by calling 1-800-368-7551.

When will I hear from FMU?

Francis Marion Undergraduate Admissions has a rolling admissions policy. This means that as soon as your application packet is complete, a decision will be made regarding your admission status.

FMU's deadline for undergraduate applications is always noon
on the Friday before the start of classes.