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Furman University

Greenville, SC

Furman University

Overview

Furman University is a Comprehensive institution located in Greenville, SC, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC  29613
United States
Contact Mr. Christine Pochard
Associate VP for Enrollment Management & Dean of Admission
Email: admissions@furman.edu
Phone: 864-6178192
Fax: 864-294-2018

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,469
Applied
3,339
Accepted
2,768
Enrolled
61%
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Female Admissions

3,256
Females Applied
2,096
Females Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,213
Males Applied
1,243
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 1st
Early decision plan November 1st November 15th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 20th
Transfer January 15th March 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 659 630 710
SAT Math 650 600 700
ACT Composite 29 28 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

49,152
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Fees

380
Full-time student fees
12,712
Room & board
6,954
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

41,883
Avg. Financial Aid Package
40,488
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
28,789
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,265
Avg. Loan Aid
18,905
Avg. Grant Aid
30,365
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80.9%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
44%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,768
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.71%
Black or African American 6.9%
White or Caucasian 76.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 2.28%
Two or more races 3%
Other 2.13%

Gender

Male (40.61%)
Female (59.39%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 91%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Fall Fest and Family Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Football No Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

327
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 235
Part-time - 92
Male - 190
Female - 137
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