Furman University

Greenville, SC

Furman University

Greenville, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$52,092

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
610
75th
700
25th
620
75th
35
25th
30
75th
30
25th
26
75th
32
25th
29
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,389
Declined 1,805
Total Received 5,194
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Private

2,743

undergraduate students

176

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Furman University, founded in 1826, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 800-acre campus, five miles from Greenville, is located at the foot of Paris Mountain.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,919
Established in 1826
Coeducational Coeducational

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750-acre campus in Greenville (population: 68,219). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation downtown and to airports.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC
29613

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
41%
Top 1/4
71%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
610
75th
700
25th
620
75th
35
25th
30
75th
30
25th
26
75th
32
25th
29

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,389
Declined 1,805
Total Received 5,194

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$33,297

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $51,712
Room $7,312
Board $6,050
Additional fees $380
Books & supplies $810
Total $66,264
Average Financial Aid - $33,297
Total with Avg. Aid $32,967

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 864 294-2204
F: 864 294-3127
financialaid@furman.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, boxing, cycling, fencing, hockey, lacrosse, power lifting, rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, fencing, lacrosse, power lifting, rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, cross-country, flag football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Chinese Studies. yes
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship. yes
Engineering, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
History, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Japanese Studies. yes
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes
Music, Other. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, Other. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary School Administration/Principalship. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Superintendency and Educational System Administration. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Sciences
  2. Business Administration
  3. Political Science

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,919

total students

29%

in-state

71%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

2,743
students

Female
60%
1,657

Male
40%
1,086

6%

176
students

Female
83%
146

Male
17%
30

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,647
students

Female
60%
1,599

Male
40%
1,048

3%

96
students

Female
60%
58

Male
40%
38

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

6%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

68

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
South Korea
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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