Graduate Programs Overview

Francis Marion University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Florence, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,388 for South Carolina residents and $22,000 for other students in average.

It offers fourteen graduate programs: 10 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFrancis Marion University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC
Graduate School Students458 students
90 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,388
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 14 Graduate Programs
10 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Francis Marion University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For South Carolina residents, the tuition & fees are $11,388 and $22,000 for non-South Carolina residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $531 for South Carolina residents and $1,061 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$531$1,061
Books & Supplies$1,138
Room & Board$8,230 (On-Campus) / $8,230 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,716 (On-Campus) / $3,716 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,472$35,084
Off-Campus Total$24,472$35,084
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Francis Marion University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 14 major areas - 10 Master's (3 online programs), 1 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,940 students enrolled in Francis Marion University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 458 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 69 male and 389 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 170 full-time and 288 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 90 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 80 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students69
Women Students389
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students170
Part-time Students288
By race/ethnicity 261 White, 152 Black, and 5 Asian students are attending at Francis Marion University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races15
5 students are younger than 22 and 107 students are older than 65. The school has 235 students aged between 22 and 30 and 111 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under5
40 & Over107
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Francis Marion University, 90 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 80 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment458
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses90
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses80
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses288
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses90
South Carolina Resident61
Other State In U.S.2
Outside of U.S.0

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