Furman University

Greenville, South Carolina

Furman University Overview

Student population

Address3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC
School Websitewww.furman.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Furman University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Greenville, South Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,469 students applied to Furman University. Of those students, 3,339 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Furman University was $49,152, in addition to fees of $380. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Furman University.

Furman University has a 80% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Furman University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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The Furman University acceptance rate is 61%. To put this into perspective, 3,339 of the 5,469 students who applied to Furman University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Furman University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Furman University had an SAT score between the range of 1,230 and 1,410. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Furman University was between 28 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Furman University as part of their application.

Furman University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Furman University, the tuition for in-state residents is $49,152. Combined with fees of $380, room and board costs of $12,712, other expenses of $1,970 and the $810 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $49,532 in tuition.

Students at Furman University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Furman University was $5,415 last year, with 15% of students being awarded federal aid.

Furman University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Furman University.

Furman University has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 26% of students come from in-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Furman University is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Furman University Popular Majors and Programs

SOCIAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
EDUCATION
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

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