Furman University

Greenville, SC

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Furman University

Furman University

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Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Art/Art Studies
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
General Music
German Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Music Performance
Music Theory and Composition
Other Music
Religion/Religious Studies
Spanish Language and Literature


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
Information Science/Studies

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric


Major Bachelors Masters
Curriculum and Instruction
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor


Major Bachelors Masters
Other Engineering

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Health and Physical Education
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Mathematics and Computer Science
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Asian Studies/Civilization
Political Science and Government
Urban Studies/Affairs


Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences

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Furman University Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 3.10
Retention Rate 88%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in August.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • Distance Learning

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Washington Semester (American University)
  • Other: Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, MA). Duke U Marine Laboratory. Civil War-era studies program.

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Theology
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Other: engineering

Class Sizes at Furman University

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 59%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 0%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 41%
  • 100+ Students: 0%
Fewer than 20 Students 59%
50 - 100 Students 0%
20 - 49 Students 41%
100+ Students 0%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 87
  • Asian: 4
  • Unknown and Other: 4
  • African American: 3
  • Latino: 1
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1
Caucasian 87
Asian 4
Unknown and Other 4
African American 3
Latino 1
American Indian or Alaska native 1

Faculty at Furman University

Total Faculty 339
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 11
Full-Time Professors 848
Male Faculty 204
Part-Time Professors 141
Women Faculty 135

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