Nov
04

Francis Marion University to honor founders

FMU will pay homage to some of the people built it to what it is today with a celebration of its founders on Nov. 14 with Doug’s Day.

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Oct
29

University Place gallery to host printmaking demonstration

Francis Marion’s University Place Gallery will host renowned artist Bill Fick at a printmaking process demonstration on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 3 to 5 p.m.

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Oct
28

Francis Marion University set to honor founding president at Doug’s Day

Francis Marion University’s year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary year goes into full swing with “Doug’s Day,” its first-ever founder’s day event, on Nov. 14.

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Oct
24

Francis Marion honors founding faculty and staff

Francis Marion University kicked off the celebration of its 50th anniversary year Wednesday, Oct. 23 with a dinner honoring its founding faculty and staff.

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Oct
23

S.C. Watermedia Association exhibits coming to FMU’s University Place Gallery

The South Carolina Watermedia Society will bring its 41st National Exhibition to Francis Marion University’s new University Place Gallery in downtown Florence, Nov. 2 to Dec. 7.

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Oct
22

FMU to host Trick-or-Treating with Telescopes under the stars

Francis Marion University’s Dooley Planetarium and the Society of Physics Students will be hosting an evening of trick-or-treating under the stars this Friday at the University’s Observatory.

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Oct
21

FM A’Glow returns to campus with new events

The Halloween-inspired happening, now in its second year, will be held this Saturday on FMU’s campus.

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Oct
10

Columbia doctor receives Francis Marion Biology alumni award

Dr. Kevin Murr, clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Prisma Health in Columbia, received the 2019 John S. Boyce Biology Award from Francis Marion University.

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Oct
09

FMU’s Houle will celebrate first novel with Oct. 19 release party

Francis Marion University’s Dr. Landon Houle will host a book release and book signing for her debut novel, Living Things, on Saturday Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at Seminar Brewing in Florence.

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Oct
07

Gin Blossoms bring classic ‘90s sound to FMU PAC

The Gin Blossoms, a “jangle pop” staple of ‘90s radio, will be at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center on Friday.

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Oct
07

Best-selling author highlights FMU’s Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival

Writer Tayari Jones, author of the critically acclaimed An American Marriage, will be the headliner at the 14th annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival at FMU.

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Sep
30

FMU Department of Fine Arts brings artists to campus

FMU’s Department of Fine Arts will bring a series of guests artists on campus this month, giving students the opportunity to interact with real life practitioners  

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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. Read more here.

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

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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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