Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Francis Marion University really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at Francis Marion University. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Francis Marion University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Francis Marion University?

Francis Marion University total enrollment is approximately 4,240 students.

2,900 are undergraduates and 176 are graduate students.

Francis Marion University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Francis Marion University undergraduate population is made up of 68% women, and 32% men.

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Francis Marion University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,415
Black or African American 1,143
Multi-Ethnic 102
Hispanic 99
International 56
Asian 38
Unknown 32
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Francis Marion University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 83% of full-time grad students are women, and 17% men.

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Francis Marion University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 94
Black or African American 57
Unknown 8
Hispanic 7
Asian 6
Multi-Ethnic 2
International 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Francis Marion University achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,362 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2362 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  32.79 out of 100
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To get this overall diversity score, we looked at the combined rankings of student racial/ethnic diversity, as well as age, gender, and geographic diversity.

How Does Francis Marion University Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Francis Marion University is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Francis Marion University is ranked 1,757 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1757 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  53.66 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at Francis Marion University is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

Francis Marion University Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,145
Black or African American 1,508
Unknown 185
Hispanic 133
Multi-Ethnic 130
Asian 62
International 59
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Francis Marion University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 518
Black or African American 153
Asian 9
Multi-Ethnic 1
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Francis Marion University ranks 2,649 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2649 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  30.11 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 2,962 female students and 1,278 male students at Francis Marion University.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Francis Marion University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  83.82 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 402 female teachers and 290 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

4.19% Out of State
1.78% Out of the Country

Francis Marion University ranks 1,726 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

4.19% of Francis Marion University students come from out of state, and 1.78% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  20 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 12 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
South Carolina 686
North Carolina 11
Florida 5
Pennsylvania 3
Virginia 2

International Students at Francis Marion University

Students from 24 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Germany, United Kingdom, and Sweden.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
59.38% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  76.30 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Francis Marion University, 59.38% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,169
20-21 1,079
22-24 695
25-29 273
35 and over 211
30-34 100
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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