|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
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How hard is it to get into Francis Marion University and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,893 out of 4,252 applicants were admitted making Francis Marion University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Francis Marion University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||900|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|Average SAT Score||1010|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Francis Marion University?
Francis Marion University typically requires applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1110 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1005 to 1110||Avg +||68%-78%|
|900 to 1005||Avg -||56%-68%|
|795 to 900||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 795||Low||<42%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||18|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Francis Marion University?
Admission data indicates that Francis Marion University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in South Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 77 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Francis Marion University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>80%|
|18 to 21||Avg +||68%-80%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||58%-68%|
|14 to 16||Reach||48%-58%|
|Less than 14||Low||<48%|
What GPA do you need to get into Francis Marion University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Francis Marion University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Francis Marion University was 3.61 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in South Carolina for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Francis Marion University accepts 68% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||11%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
81% of Francis Marion University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||15%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||81%|
|Bottom 50% of class||19%|
|Bottom 25% of class||3%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||28%||25%|
Applicants have 158 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Francis Marion University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218061 IPEDS survey data for Francis Marion University.
54% of students submit their SAT scores to Francis Marion University. 77% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
68% of those who apply are granted admission to Francis Marion University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 900 and 1110. 54% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 21. 77% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.