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Francis Marion University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $6,512 $7,038 $7,632 $7,960 4.3%
Out-of-state $12,839 $13,841 $14,979 $15,585 4.0%
Books and supplies $800 $1,100 $1,133 $1,700 50.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,430 $5,860 $6,024 $6,024 0.0%
Other $4,700 $4,800 $4,888 $9,088 85.9%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,430 $5,860 $6,024 $6,024 0.0%
Other $4,830 $4,800 $4,888 $9,088 85.9%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $6,302 $4,800 $4,888 $7,086 45.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $17,442 $18,798 $19,677 $24,772 25.9%
Off Campus $17,572 $18,798 $19,677 $24,772 25.9%
Off Campus with Family $13,614 $12,938 $13,653 $16,746 22.7%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $23,769 $25,601 $27,024 $32,397 19.9%
Off Campus $23,899 $25,601 $27,024 $32,397 19.9%
Off Campus with Family $19,941 $19,741 $21,000 $24,371 16.1%
 

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Map of Francis Marion University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,432 1,048 2,384
Percent admitted 56% 57% 56%
Percent admitted who enrolled 41% 43% 40%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 516 64%
ACT 263 34%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 430 530
SAT Math 430 530
SAT Writing 400 500
ACT Composite 18 22
ACT English 16 22
ACT Math 16 22

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1972 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1997 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1997 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/15/1999 -   Accredited