Furman University is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Greenville, South Carolina. The campus is situated in a large suburb area and is home to 2,688 undergraduate students.
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Average Grant or Scholarship Aid
Address3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, South Carolina 29613-6162
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Furman University has an acceptance rate of 57%. The acceptance rate of 57% implies that for every 100 students that applied 57 students got accepted. 5,258 students appied to Furman University. 57% of the students that applied got accepted, and 22% that that got accepted enrolled.
Number of Applicants
The SAT composite score at Furman University ranged from 1240 to 1420. The ACT composite score at Furman University ranged from 28 to 32.
|SAT Composite||1240 - 1420|
|ACT Composite||28 - 32|
The cost for undergraduate students to attend Furman University for an academic year can be broken down into $50,464 for tuition, $380 for fees, $810 for books and supplies, $13,034 for room and board and $1,938 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.
Tuition and Fees
|Books and supplies||$810|
|Room and board||$13,034|
The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Furman University is 83%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 79% compared to 86% for female undergraduate students.
The retention rate for undergraduate students at Furman University is 89%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.
The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Furman University is $59,700 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $33,900 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $73,400.
Mean Earnings After 10 Years
Earnings Range After 10 Years
Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years
The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Furman University is 94% compared to 6% of former students 10 years after entry not working.
The largest programs/majors at Furman University include "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 79 graduates followed by "Communication and Media Studies" with 65 graduates, "Political Science and Government" with 60 graduates, "Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other" with 49 graduates and "Psychology, General" with 40 graduates.
|Business Administration, Management and Operations||79|
|Communication and Media Studies||65|
|Political Science and Government||60|
|Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other||49|
ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.View all Programs and Majors