Francis Marion University Graduate School

Francis Marion University (referred to as Francis Marion) is a Public, 4 years school located in Florence, SC.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Francis Marion is $11,388 for South Carolina residents and $22,000 for out-of-state students. The school has 410 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,045 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Francis Marion University (referred to as Francis Marion) is a Public, 4 years school located in Florence, SC.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1972 - Current).
Francis Marion Directory Information
School NameFrancis Marion University (Francis Marion)
Address4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29506
Phone843-661-1362
Webhttps://www.fmarion.edu
Online Applicationhttps://emas.fmarion.edu/Apply.aspx
Financial Infohttps://www.fmarion.edu/enrollment/financialassistance
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Francis Marion is $11,388 for South Carolina residents and $22,000 for out-of-state students. The school has 410 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,045 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 44 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,000
$11,388 for South Carolina Residents
Student Population410
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs44 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Francis Marion is $11,388 for South Carolina residents and $22,000 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $531 for South Carolina residents and $1,061 for out-of-state students.
Francis Marion offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
South Carolina Residents$11,388
Out-of-State$22,000
Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina Residents$531
Out-of-State$1,061
Francis Marion offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Francis Marion University is $11,388 for South Carolina residents and $22,000 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$10,612$776$21,224$776
2019-2020$10,612$776$21,224$776
2020-2021$10,612$776$21,224$776
2021-2022$10,612$776$21,224$776
2022-2023$10,612$776$21,224$776
The graduate school tuition & fees of Francis Marion is average compared to public graduate schools in South Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the South Carolina graduate tuition is $25,676 (public) / $13,583 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Francis Marion University$11,388$22,000
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
South Carolina Graduate Schools$13,429$19,210
Public$13,133$25,676
Private$13,583
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $12,263 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Francis Marion.
On-campus living costs are increased by 2.13% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,263. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.65% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$8,211$3,637$8,211$3,635
2019-2020$8,211$3,716$8,211$3,716
2020-2021$8,230$3,716$8,230$3,716
2021-2022$8,230$3,716$8,230$3,716
2022-2023$8,230$3,970$8,230$4,033
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $531 for South Carolina residents and $1,061 for other students at Francis Marion University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$531$1,061
2019-2020$531$1,061
2020-2021$531$1,061
2021-2022$531$1,061
2022-2023$531$1,061

Graduate Programs at Francis Marion

Francis Marion University offers 10 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 151 students have completed their study at Francis Marion University.
Offered Degrees at Francis Marion University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree81134
Doctor's degree - other117
Post Master's Degree1010
Total102151
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Francis Marion University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the School Psychology program with 10 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 33 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nursing Practice program with 7 completers.
Francis Marion University offers 10 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 151 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 134 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 7 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 59 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction33-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities26-
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Applied Psychology20-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist22-
Nursing Education1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing20-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing--
Business [+] 12 completers-
Business Administration and Management12-
Total134
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Nursing Practice7-
Total7
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology --
Total10

Graduate Student Population at Francis Marion

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 410 students enrolled into Francis Marion University graduate schools where it has total 4,045 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 112 full-time and 298 part-time graduate students. By gender, 85 male and 325 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total41085325
Full-time11212100
Part-tme29873225
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 258 White (62.93%), 89 Black/African American (21.71%), 23 Hispanic (5.61%), 6 Asian (1.46%), and 34 students with other races. 12 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total41085325
American Indian/Native American413
Asian615
Black/African American891970
Hispanic23320
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White25841217
Two More835
Un-Known1064
Non-resident Alien12111
Francis Marion University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 232 graduate students (56.59% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 83 graduate students (20.24% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total410
Enrolled Online Exclusively232
Enrolled Some Online Courses83
Not in Online Courses95
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Francis Marion University. 128 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.22% of total students), 30 students are aged above 50 (7.32%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Francis Marion University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total41085325
Age 20-21202
Age 22-2412624102
Age 25-29832261
Age 30-34471136
Age 35-3941833
Age 40-49811467
Age 50-6430624

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