Mar
02

Francis Marion presents alumni awards at annual Alumni Awards Gala

Francis Marion University honored Kathy S. Heustess (’81) as its 2018 Outstanding Alumnus at the University’s annual Alumni Awards Gala.

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Dec
16

Duke Energy’s Ghartey-Tagoe tells grads to avoid ‘victim mentality’

Francis Marion University awarded degrees to 309 new graduates at its fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 16.

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Dec
14

FMU Nursing students gather for ceremony

The latest graduating class of Francis Marion University’s lauded Nursing Program held a Nurse Pinning Ceremony Thursday evening at FMU’s Chapman Auditorium.

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Dec
14

First doctoral class at FMU set to begin matriculation

Francis Marion University’s first class of doctoral students is nearly complete and will begin their studies in January when FMU’s spring semester begins.

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Nov
17

FMU McNair Scholar gives back through tutoring program

Summer is typically a time most college students spend relaxing. Kennedy Glasgow (’20), a sophomore at Francis Marion University and Nursing major, isn’t a typical college student.

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Nov
16

Carter touts FMU’s financial health, numerous initiatives  

FMU President Dr. Fred Carter told the University’s trustees Thursday that the FMU’s fiscal health has “never been better,” and that it is well-positioned for the future.

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Jul
19

FMU Nursing lands $1.8 million federal grant

Francis Marion University’s School of Health Sciences is the recipient of a $1.8 million grant from the federal government’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), aimed at promoting nursing workforce diversity.

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May
02

Four from FMU Nursing recognized as ‘Palmetto Gold’

Two faculty members and two students from Francis Marion University’s Department of Nursing were recognized at the 17th annual Palmetto Gold Gala for Nursing, held last month at the Columbia Metropolitan Center in Columbia. Dr. Tracy George and Dr. Deborah Hopla were recognized as part of the 2017 class of Palmetto Gold, meaning they’ve been [...]

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Apr
22

Governor signs bill authorizing FMU’s first doctoral degree

Francis Marion University has been authorized to offer the first doctoral degree in the university’s history. Earlier this week, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed into law a bill allowing FMU to offer a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP). The new degree must receive final approval from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, but [...]

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Mar
02

FMU names McNair Scholars

Francis Marion University has named three students as recipients of the prestigious McNair Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year. Kailey Eggert of Paul M Dorman High School in Greenville, S.C.; Nathan Hinson of Chester Senior High School in Chester, S.C.; and Kyndell Smith of St. James High School in Murrells Inlet, S.C. are the newest [...]

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Feb
16

FMU inducts 36 students into nursing honor society

Francis Marion University’s nursing program continues to show its growth with the induction of 36 of its students into the nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau on Thursday, Feb. 16. Membership in Sigma Theta Tau is based on a student maintaining a high grade point average and class rank. Nurse leaders can also be inducted [...]

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Jan
10

FMU trustees approve doctorate of nursing practice degree

Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a new Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at its quarterly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 17. The degree, which would be FMU’s doctoral level degree, will allow graduates to attain the highest standing within the field of nursing practice. It also continues the enhancement the [...]

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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.

 

Francis Marion University has been ranked as one of the Top 50 Most Affordable Colleges and Universities in America by Study.com two years running.

 

Francis Marion University is consistently ranked among the Best Regional Universities by U.S. News and World Report.

 

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

 

CAMPUS MAP

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CONTACT US

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

1-800-368-7551
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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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