Furman University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

3300 Poinsett Highway

Greenville, SC 29613

(864) 294-2034

Fax: (864) 294-2018



Contact: Brad Pochard

Director of Admissions
Main Address

3300 Poinsett Highway

Greenville, SC 29613

(864) 294-2000

www.furman.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,801

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 761

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,771

Graduate enrollment: 176

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 57%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 92%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Asian Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music History/Literature B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Education – General B
Music Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Latin B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B
Mathematics economics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Furman University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (864) 294-2000
Website: www.furman.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.furman.edu/admissions-aid/apply/prospective-freshmen/
Address: 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613-6162
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,828
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 81%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 2,828 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $50,844
Out-of-state Tuition: $50,844
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $29,884

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Furman University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Furman University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 1312
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7
Health Professions and Related Programs 21
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 31
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 71
Grand total 24915

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Furman University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $50,844
Out-of-state $50,844
Books and supplies $810

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,225
Out-of-state $6,225

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 673 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 657 92% $29,884
Student loan aid 228 32% $9,093

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,603 94% $32,702
Federal student loans 869 31% $6,228

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Furman University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Furman University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,258 2,198 3,060
Percent admitted 100% 52% 60%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 12% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Furman University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,828
Undergraduate enrollment 2,688
Graduate enrollment 140

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Furman University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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