Francis Marion University Admission RequirementsFlorence, South Carolina
Chances of getting into Francis Marion University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Francis Marion University and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in South Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,696 out of 4,200 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 79 percent. Francis Marion University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Francis Marion University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT54%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||410|
|SAT Math 25th||400|
|SAT Composite 25th||810|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||520|
|SAT Math 75th||510|
|SAT Composite 75th||1030|
|Average SAT Score||920|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 89 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 810 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 700. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 920 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in South Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1030 and Above||Good||>75%|
|920 to 1030||Avg +||64%-75%|
|810 to 920||Avg -||51%-64%|
|700 to 810||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 700||Low||<38%|
Francis Marion University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT77%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>77%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||64%-77%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||54%-64%|
|15 to 17||Reach||43%-54%|
|Less than 15||Low||<43%|
Avg. High School GPA3.61
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need 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 64% 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|
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)||27%||31%||28%|
Applications are DueAug 15, 2020
Days left to Apply69
Applicants have 69 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Francis Marion University before the Aug 15 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Francis Marion University and what considerations affect 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
54% of students submit their SAT scores to Francis Marion University. 77% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
64% 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 810 and 1030. 54% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.