Student Population
National Rank
Furman University overview
Location Greenville, South Carolina
Online furman.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Furman University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation 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 5,002 prospective students applied, and 3,060 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 702 enrolled in the school.  2,710 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 239 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $47,968 plus fees of $380. Furman is ranked 134 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High 
Furman University overview
SAT 1260/1430
ACT 26/31
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2019
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Furman University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,230
Other Fees$380
Room and Board $12,158
Budget for Other Expenses$1,970
Total One Year Cost$63,706


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

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%

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