Furman University

Furman University

Greenville, South Carolina


Furman University

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.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Furman University?

Admission into Furman University is fairly competitive with an acceptance rate of 57%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 52% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 60%.

What SAT score is required for Furman University?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 1240 to 1420.

What ACT score is required for Furman University?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 28 to 32.

How much does it cost to attend Furman University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Furman University for an academic year is $50,844. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $15,782 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $50,844 to $66,626 for an academic year. 94% of undergraduate students at Furman University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $35,621.

What degrees are offered at Furman University?

The degrees offered at Furman University include "bachelor's degree", "postbaccalaureate certificate" and "master's degree".

What are the popular majors at Furman University?

The most popular programs/majors at Furman University include "Business Administration, Management and Operations", "Communication and Media Studies"" and "Political Science and Government".

What is the graduation rate at Furman University?

The graduation rate at Furman University is 83%.

What is the debt of graduating Furman University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Furman University students is $19,500 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $59,700.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

10

Awards Offered

Bachelor's degree

Postbaccalaureate certificate

Master's degree

City

Greenville

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Large Suburb

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$29,884

General

Address

3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, South Carolina 29613-6162

College Website

www.furman.edu

Phone

(864) 294-2000

Financial Aid Website

www.furman.edu/financial-aid/

Admissions

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

5,258

Acceptance Rate

57%

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 Composite1240 - 1420
ACT Composite28 - 32
Application Fee$50
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Costs to Attend

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

$50,844
Tuition$50,464
Fees$380
Books and supplies$810
Room and board$13,034
Other expenses$1,938
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Students

Furman University has 2,688 undergradute students. 39% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 61% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

2,688

Enrollment by gender

39%

39% men

61%

61% women

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Academics

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.

Graduation Rate

83%

Graduation Rate by Gender

79%

79% men

86%

86% women

Retention Rate

89%
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After College

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

$59,700

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$33,900 - $73,400

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

83%

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.

Working Status

94%

94% percent_working

6%

6% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

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.

Program/MajorGraduates
Business Administration, Management and Operations79
Communication and Media Studies65
Political Science and Government60
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other49
Psychology, General40

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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