Jan
17

FMU celebrates life of MLK with march, arts performances

FMU hosted its 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Thursday night, including a march across campus and an “MLK Celebration through the Arts,” which featured special tributes in music, dance and word to the iconic Civil Rights figure.

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Jan
11

Francis Marion choral students will join Ranky Tanky on stage

For students in Francis Marion University’s music industry program, learning is doing. On Saturday, Jan. 19, FMU students will join Ranky Tanky, a Charleston-based group, on the mainstage at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center.

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Jan
11

Commemorating the legacy: Francis Marion to host 21st Annual MLK Celebration

FMU’s annual remembrance Martin Luther King celebration will be held Thursday, Jan. 17 in Chapman Auditorium on the FMU campus. The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsor of the event.

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Jan
04

FMU launching spring semester with more new programs

Classes for Francis Marion University’s spring semester started on Tuesday, January 8. The University has a number of new offerings this semester.

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Dec
21

Francis Marion University reopens after winter break

Francis Marion University’s business and administrative offices have resumed normal hours of operation; Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Dec
15

FMU celebrates fall commencement, first class of doctoral graduates

Francis Marion University awarded degrees to 329 graduates at its fall commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15.

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Dec
13

FMU’s first PA class: a tie that binds

FLORENCE – Twenty-seven months and gallons of midnight oil later, Francis Marion University’s first class of Physician Assistants have graduated. The 32-member class reveled in the accomplishment at Saturday’s commencement ceremony on the FMU campus – two-plus years of demanding academic and clinical work were done. A new career beckoned. But the class also reflected [...]

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Dec
13

PA’s graduation walk a little tougher than some

FLORENCE – Charlotte Hanna knows what it mean to overcome life’s challenges. She’ll be in full view doing it again Saturday when he walks across the commencement stage as one of FMU’s first class of Physician Assistant Studies graduates Hanna is one of just 32 students in the first PA class that was selected from [...]

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Dec
13

Specht-acular: Dual-sport athlete readies for second FMU degree

Warren Specht has seen the highs and lows of being a student athlete Francis Marion University. He knows the pressure that goes along with mid-week road trips to Peach Belt conference opponents that are followed up the next morning with pressure-packed business class presentations. After graduating from Francis Marion with his degree in Management Information [...]

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Dec
13

End of a good journey for Robinson-Cain

FLORENCE — Francis Marion University wasn’t Chanie Robinson-Cain’s first choice when she was picking out a college and it took her two years to settle on a major once she arrived. But four years after it started, Robinson-Cain wouldn’t change a thing. Her collegiate journey has been just as important as her destination, although she’s pretty [...]

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Dec
13

FMU grad ready to head back to the classroom

College is a time to try new things. To take classes to find out what you’re interested in. To join campus organizations to meet new friends. To grow as a person and into a professional. That’s the blueprint Austin Halliburton followed during his time at Francis Marion University, where he sampled as many parts of campus and academic life as he could.

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Dec
13

First doctoral grads bring real-world research focus to regional health care issues

Francis Marion University graduated its first class of doctoral students at its fall commencement ceremony Saturday. It was a big day for the University. A big day for the community and the region, too.

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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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