Furman University

Greenville, SC, USA
3.96 Average Rating

Furman University is a 4-year, 100% residential institution in Greenville, South Carolina, and is the oldest private institution in the state. The curriculum has a liberal arts focus throughout its 60 degrees of studies and is based around The Furman Advantage, a four-tiered pathway that includes self-discovery, interconnected student experiences, team-based advising, and engaged learning. The Furman campus is home to a number of "Centers of Impact," including the David E. Shi Center for Sustainability, the Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, and the Collaborative for Community-Engaged Learning. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
27%
Out of State Students
72%
0
100
68%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,949
Total Number of Undergrads
2,734
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
80%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
84%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$32,951
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$46,784
Out-of-State Tuition
$46,784
0
100
81%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,312
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Student Organizations
178
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Greenville
Atlanta
Charlotte
Washington
New York
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.96 Average Rating
Furman is exciting, but rigorous academically, but you can be successful if you are organized and willing to get help. Furman will give you a network and lifelong friends. It will also give you amazing study skills and prepare you for the future.
Perry from Mauldin, SC
Furman is a place for the most intellectually curious to pursue their academic goals. it is a very competitive environment, as everyone is at the highest level of academic excellence. though the workload is stressful at times, you really feel like you are broadening your horizons.
D. Cody from South Carolina

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