Mar
19

FMU’s Arts International returns with global showcase

Francis Marion University’s Arts International Festival, the Pee Dee’s annual celebration of arts and culture, returns to the FMU campus on Saturday, April 13.

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Mar
15

FMU’s last Open House of the season coming soon

Francis Marion University’s last Open House of the spring season is set for Saturday, April 6. Open House is a great chance for prospective Patriots to get a look at all that Francis Marion University has to offer

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Mar
14

FMU’s Panza receives MAA-SE teaching award

Dr. Nichole Panza, an assistant professor at FMU, has received the Mathematical Association of America Southeast Section (MAA-SE) Award for Teaching by a Beginning College or University Mathematics Faculty member.

By Matt McColl | News
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Mar
13

New book by FMU Biology professor sheds much needed light on South Carolina reptiles

After decades of study, FMU professor of Biology Dr. Jeff Camper has published the most comprehensive book on the topic of South Carolina’s reptiles.

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Mar
11

Francis Marion falls in NCAA tournament

FMU’s men’s basketball team fell to Augusta University in the quarterfinal round of the 2019 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Men’s Basketball Tournament.

By Matt McColl | News . Student Life
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Mar
04

Team ACS wins FMU President’s Bowl for a second time

For a second straight year, The American Chemical Society has won FMU’s annual intramural quiz bowl tournament.

By Joshua Lloyd | News . Student Life
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Mar
01

FMU hosts Open House this weekend

Francis Marion University’s verdant campus will be on full display this weekend with a forecast predicted to bring some of the season’s best weather to the region.

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Mar
01

Francis Marion University honors four alumni at Awards Gala

FMU honored Dr. Randy Dozier (’77) as its 2019 Outstanding Alumnus at the University’s 2019 Alumni Awards Gala.

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Feb
28

Francis Marion University charts path of continued growth

FMU is set to embark on a campaign of construction that will produce needed capacity for new and growing programs, and will revitalize other facilities so that they can better serve students in the decades ahead.

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Feb
28

FMU unveils park honoring fallen alumna

Francis Marion University unveiled a new park on campus in honor of the late Farrah “Maxine” Turner, a 2005 graduate of the University, and an investigator with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

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Feb
27

Marion Medallions go to hard-working public servant, grassroots ministry

The contributions of a respected public servant and a unique grassroots ministry were recognized at the 2019 Marion Medallion awards ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the FMU Performing Arts Center.

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Feb
26

FMU will honor alumni at awards event Thursday

Francis Marion University will honor some its top alumni at the University’s annual Alumni Awards event Thursday evening at the FMU Performing Arts Center.

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Affordability

FMU has the lowest cost of attendance of any college in South Carolina, based on rankings from CollegeFactual.com.

Meaningful Academics

The liberal arts remain the foundation of a great education for all FMU students, but we’ve developed an array of professional programs to meet the 21st century needs of both our students and our community.

The Right Size

The University keeps class sizes small because that’s the environment that best facilitates learning. A 15:1 student-professor ratio, and a student enrollment of 4,000 provides the perfect balance to enhance learning and still promote a diverse selection of programs.

Aesthetics

Students can walk our lovely, tree-lined campus in about 30-45 minutes, but most take longer because in a place this beautiful, you want to stop and enjoy nature’s beauty.

UNIVERSITY HONORS

Francis Marion University has been recognized for six straight years as a “Great College to Work For” Honor Roll university by the Chronicle for Higher Ed. More at http://www.chronicle.com/interactives/greatcolleges18

Francis Marion University is ranked among Washington Monthly’s “Best Masters Universities” in the magazine’s latest ranking.

  • FMU is consistently ranked among the Best Regional Universities by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Francis Marion University is listed as the Best Ethnically Diverse University in the South by U.S. News and World Report.

CAMPUS MAP

Download the campus map HERE.

CONTACT US

Mailing Address:
PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502
Street Address:
4822 E. Palmetto St, Florence, SC 29506

1-800-368-7551
Main Office Numbers

Problems with our site? Contact the webmaster: webmaster@fmarion.edu

DISCRIMINATION POLICY

Francis Marion University follows all state, local, and federal laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher learning. FMU adheres to all Title IX policies, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state, local, or federal law. General questions regarding Title IX can be directed to the Office of Civil Rights (www.ed.gov/ocr). Specific questions may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator (titleixcoordinator@fmarion.edu) or the University’s Human Resources Office.

Francis Marion’s sexual misconduct (Title IX) procedures define the University’s response to reports of sexual misconduct and explain the recourse and protections afforded complainants and respondents.

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