Graduate Program Overview

Francis Marion University is a four-years, public school located in Florence, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,388 for South Carolina residents and $22,000 for out-of-state students. It offers thirteen (13) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFrancis Marion University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC
Graduate School Students516 students
166 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$11,388
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 13 Graduate Programs
11 Master's, 1 Doctorate, 1 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$531$1,061
Books & Supplies$1,245
Room & Board$8,230 (On-Campus) / $8,230 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,716 (On-Campus) / $3,716 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,579$35,191
Off-Campus Total$24,579$35,191
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Francis Marion University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 13 major areas - 11 Master's (1 online programs), 1 Doctorate (1 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. 180 students have been conferred Master's degree and 2 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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 4,148 students enrolled in Francis Marion University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 516 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 103 male and 413 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 210 full-time and 306 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 166 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 231 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students103
Women Students413
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students210
Part-time Students306
By race/ethnicity 335 White, 122 Black, and 14 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
Two or more races8
5 students are younger than 22 and 107 students are older than 65. The school has 297 students aged between 22 and 30 and 107 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, 166 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 231 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment516
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses166
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses231
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses119
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses166
South Carolina Resident158
Other State In U.S.6
Outside of U.S.2

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