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/admission/EngageFurman/Freshman-Applicants/Pages/application-instructions.aspx
Address:3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613-6162
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,003
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):84%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:3,003 (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:$47,164
Out-of-state Tuition:$47,164
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$29,453

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Furman University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Furman University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education1312
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics7
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences31
Psychology1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts7
Grand total14813

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Furman University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$47,164
Out-of-state$47,164
Books and supplies$1,270

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,576
Out-of-state$9,576

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid65097%
Grant or scholarship aid64997%$29,453
Student loan aid24737%$7,716

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,46990%$29,861
Federal student loans81330%$7,248

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,2322,0863,146
Percent admitted100%63%71%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%13%15%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment3,003
Undergraduate enrollment2,797
Graduate enrollment206

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

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