#128 Best Colleges in America

Furman University

Greenville, South Carolina

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National Rank
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Location Greenville, South Carolina
Online furman.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Furman University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,469 prospective students applied, and 3,339 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 711 enrolled in the school.  2,725 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 222 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $49,152 plus fees of $380. Furman is ranked 128 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1230/1410
ACT 28/32
GPA 3.74
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Furman University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$810
Other Fees$380
Room and Board $12,712
Budget for Other Expenses$1,970
Total One Year Cost$65,024

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
87% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Furman University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 19%
Business 11%
Biology 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218070 IPEDS survey data for Furman University.