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 fifteen graduate programs: 11 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 118 students have been conferred Master's degree and 3 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFrancis Marion University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC
Graduate School Students440 students
122 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,388
Out-of-State$22,000
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 15 Graduate Programs
11 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
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$10,612$21,224
Fees$776$776
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)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$10,648$10,968$11,388$11,388$11,388
Out-of-State$20,744$21,366$22,000$22,000$22,000

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Francis Marion University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 44 major areas - 10 Master's (1 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
Total1183-10
Men141--
Women1042-10
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
Business
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Psychology
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Psychology
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 4,240 students enrolled in Francis Marion University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 440 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 67 male and 373 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 176 full-time and 264 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 122 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 65 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total440
Men Students67
Women Students373
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total440
Full-time Students176
Part-time Students264
By race/ethnicity 276 White, 126 Black, and 9 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
Total440
American Indian /
Native American
2
Asian9
Black126
Hispanic9
White276
Two or more races5
Un-Known11
5 students are younger than 22 and 81 students are older than 65. The school has 252 students aged between 22 and 30 and 102 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total440
21 & Under5
22-24107
25-29145
30-3465
35-3937
40 & Over81
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, 122 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 65 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment440
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses122
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses65
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses253
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses122
South Carolina Resident117
Other State In U.S.4
Outside of U.S.1


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