Find Your Path

Francis Marion University is more than just a world-class institute of higher education. Located on a scenic campus in the heart of South Carolina’s Pee Dee region, this is a community dedicated to helping you grow as a person and achieve your goals.

This is the first step on the road to your bright future. This is Francis Marion.

Your Francis Marion Future

Offering 75 majors and courses of study through our graduate and undergraduate programs, your experience at Francis Marion will be meaningful and life-changing.

Begin an exceptional journey at Francis Marion.

Francis Marion at a glance


of our student body is from South Carolina. Educating the people from our state has always been our mission, and it still is today.


students enrolled


new academic programs in the past eight years


alumni of Francis Marion University

Life at FMU

Whether you live on campus or commute to class every day, you’ll find many opportunities to grow your circle of friends and life experiences at Francis Marion.

There are 60+ student organizations, fraternities, and sororities students can be a part of, in addition to a variety of annual festivals and special events.

The most affordable education in South Carolina

The Patriot Promise Freshman Supplemental Scholarship

The Patriot Promise program makes it possible for all freshman who are South Carolina residents, and have demonstrated financial need, to cover the cost of all tuition and fees during their first year at FMU.

Darla Moore Scholarship

Beginning in the Fall 2022 semester, $5 million in scholarships will be available to students over the next 5 years, thanks to investor, philanthropist, and Lake City native Darla Moore.


FMU has a long and storied athletic tradition that includes five national championships, dozens of All-Americans and a commitment to dedicated student athletes.


Academic All-Americans produced by FMU through 2020


student athletes named to the Swamp Fox Honor Roll with a 3.0 or higher GPA during the Spring 2021 semester


national championships won

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4822 East Palmetto St.
Florence, SC 29506



(843) 661-1231

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You may call the Office of Admissions to schedule a tour. Tours are offered through the week and on select weekends.