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Furman University

Greenville, SC
University Website: www.furman.edu
Apply Online: www.engagefurman.com
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Furman University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Furman is one of the oldest institutions in South Carolina. Founded in 1826, Furman enrolls approximately 2,700 undergraduate and 525 graduate students on its 750-acre (304 ha) campus.

In recent years, more Furman University graduates have gone on to earn more Ph.D. degrees than those of any other private liberal arts college in the South, according to a survey conducted by the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center. Today Furman offers majors and programs in 42 subjects. Most of Furman's 2,700 undergraduates are from the South Atlantic region, but more than 40 states and 15 foreign countries are represented in the student population. Furman is a member of Associated Colleges of the South.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $39,200.00 avg tuition

3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-6162
(864) 294-2000

Apply online Admissions:
www.engagefurman.com
Financial Aid:
www.furman.edu/finaid/index.htm

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Furman University

Statistics:
Applied 4,611
Admitted 3,206 70%
Enrolled total 688
Full Time: 686
Part Time 2
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 580 690
SAT Math 570 690
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 26 31
ACT English 26 33
ACT Math 25 30
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 89%
4-year graduation rate 81%
6-year graduation rate 86%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Furman University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $39,200.00 $39,200.00 $39,200.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $360.00 $360.00 $360.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,225.00 $1,225.00 $1,225.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,250.00 $9,250.00 $9,250.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $386.00 $386.00 $386.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,624.00 $10,624.00 $881.00
Other Expenses $1,762.00 $1,762.00 $881.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,150.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 90%
Percent receiving grant aid 89%
Avg amount of grant aid $25,059.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 38%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,227.00

Furman University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Asian Studies/Civilization X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Neuroscience X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Curriculum and Instruction X
Education, General X X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities X
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary School Administration/Principalship X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Mathematics and Computer Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X
Music, Other X

Furman University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Luce Scholars Program Varies November 01, 2016

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