Furman University

Greenville, SC

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Furman University

Furman University

Furman University Student Essentials

Furman University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Paladins
Website: www.furman.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $41,532
Out-of-State Tuition: $41,532
Retention Rate: 88%
Enrollment: 3,166
Year Established: 1826

About Furman University

As one of the leading liberal arts colleges in the United States, Furman University, located in Greenville, South Carolina, offers undergraduates over 40 areas of study within this focus.

Students can expect to choose from a wide variety of majors, such as Music Theory, Classics or Sustainability Science. Graduate students have the opportunity to take classes to become professional educators in areas like Special Education and Curriculum and Instruction.

Furman University prefers to look at students on an individual level, and does not require SAT or ACT test scores to be included in their application.

Eligible students can apply for financial aid by completing a CSS profile and a FAFSA. They can also apply for the many grants, scholarships and work study programs offered. Tuition Exchange is also available for students whose parents are employed by Furman or another eligible Southern university.

Located near downtown Greenville, Furman University offers students access to excellent college life opportunities for fun and study, including over 600 restaurants and more than 450 acres of public parks. With a focus on keeping students safe and healthy, Furman University also encourages use of their fitness center, jogging lanes, or their rope course.

Furman University Map & Location

Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613


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Getting Around Furman University

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

3/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Greenville, SC

Winter
Dec
54
34
Jan
53
32
Feb
57
35
Spring
Mar
65
41
Apr
73
48
May
80
57
Summer
Jun
88
66
Jul
90
70
Aug
89
69
Fall
Sep
82
62
Oct
73
50
Nov
64
41

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,902
Freshman Class 688
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,166

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 84%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 3%
African American 5%
Caucasian 84%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 92%
Graduate 8%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 44%
Men 56%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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