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FURMAN UNIVERSITY, GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville, South CarolinaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1851Established Year
  2800Enrollment

Furman University: Rankings, Admissions, Majors & Courses, Tuition Fee, Acceptance Rate, & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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This university is a private institution that was established in the year of 1826. The university is located in Greenville, S.C. which is a beautiful city with overall residents of almost 64,000. Also, the university main campus is not so far just five miles away from downtown Greenville. The institution has also their bus stop which falls on the route of the local bus.

Every year this university has an overall enrolment of almost 2,754 undergraduate students. Also, the infrastructure of the institution is well-designed with classrooms with an occupancy of fewer than 20 students each class. The university also has a team of excellent teacher faculty staff and there is at least one teacher for every ten students which simply translates for a good student-faculty ratio of 11:1.

Rankings

  • According to the US News data, this university is ranked #46 in one of the best National Liberal Arts Colleges for the year 2020.
  • The university is also placed #3 for the Best Colleges for Veterans in the year 2020.
  • The institutions are also maintaining #12 ranking for the position of the Best Undergraduate Teaching for the year 2020.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingSuburban
Endowment703 million USD
Student Retention Rate83%
Work-study programyes
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part-time; online
Housing Capacity96%
The annual cost of Attendance65, 024 USD
Admission Helpdeskadmission@furman.edu | 864 294-2034

Campus

  • The institution has a large campus area of almost 800 acres. The location of the campus is picturesque. It is so mesmerizing, it also acquires a beautiful lake inside the campus.
  • This university also works on the safety factors to take steps that can provide a safe environment for the students of this university.
  • The safety measures they implement are like- 24-hour patrolling vehicles, late-night escort or pick-up services.
  • The community on the campus organizes many events that just put the entire community together so that they can share their thoughts and perspectives for better preparation. Also, 24-hour emergency telephone line services.

Residence

  • The university has a total enrolment of almost 2,754 undergraduate students every year that consists of 41% male students and the rest 59% are female students.
  • The institution provides its students with facilities and well-furnished rooms inside the campus. Rooms for singles, double and also triple occupancy.
  • The campus has a learning community where the students of these institutions share a common space to live together and also have discussions and build connections on a particular area of interest.
  • There are almost three dining locations on the main campus for the students.
  • Almost, a vast majority of 88% of the students choose to enjoy the accommodation facilities provided by the university and the rest 12% choose to live off-campus.

Programs

  • The university offers students more than 60 programs. There are faculty advisors who can help the students to make the choice of the program and the major.
  • The most preferred programs that are offered by this institution are- Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Business Administration and Management, General, Political Science and Government, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, and Psychology, General.

Application Process

  • The students who are willing to fill the application form to get admission to this university must be updated with important dates and events.
  • The deadline for the registration process of this university is the 15th of January.
  • Candidates are suggested to complete their registration process before the deadline. As application form submission after the deadline date will not be at all entertained.
  • The candidates or the aspirants are required to pay a minimum application fee for almost USD 50.
  • Also, the selection committee of this university accepts the scores of SAT/ACT.
  • The candidates should at least score a minimum of 1230 to 1410 for SAT and 28 to 32 for the ACT.
  • Candidates are also suggested to attach the transcripts of the required documents with the application form. Later, those candidates also need to carry the original documents with them during the acceptance process.
  • For international students, the university also demands proof for their English proficiency and for this purpose the students must appear tests like IELTS, TOEFL.
  • The acceptance rate for this institution is almost 61%.

Cost of Attendance

2019-20 Annual Cost of Attendance

Budget itemsExpenses
Tuition fees50,464
Room and Board13,776
Other fees380
Books and other Supplies810
Miscellaneous expenses1,938

Financial Aid for International Students

  • Financial assistance is provided on a need-basis and requirement basis. Also, the deserving candidates with an impeccable academic record will be preferred for the scholarship grant.
  • This institution almost provides 46% of the students with the scholarship amount.
  • Candidates entitled with the scholarship offer must be a full-time degree holder from this university itself.
  • The scholarship amount that will be provided to the student is almost USD 30,365.
  • Applying for financial aid programs in the US can be overwhelming due to their extensive application filing process. Here’s a brief list of research scholarship opportunities from private organizations both within the U.S. and India.

Alumni

  • The average starting salary of alumni from this university is almost USD 47,700.
  • Charles H. Townes was an alumnus of this university. Later, he worked as an American physicist. He had also worked on areas like quantum electronics.
  • John B. Watson was also an alumnus of this university. He later served as an American psychologist.
  • The university also has an alumni club. This club has several alumni members of this institution who are ready to carry on the tradition and pride of the Furman Community.
  • The alumnus of this university keeps on contributing their efforts to the community by hiring students from this university as an employer and others by mentoring the present students of the institution.

Placement

  • The university has its Malone Center that is associated with the student's career goals and also at the same time looks after their health conditions like at present the entire globe is suffering from COVID-19.
  • This center helps in various ways to the students in their institution. They create connections with employers through various events and meetings.
  • Also, there are career counselors for the students if they have difficulties in their career aspects.
  • The university also maintains a portal where the students and also the alumni can achieve various job updates and news.
  • This university also organizes various job fairs and internships for the students for better career opportunities.
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Furman University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population3261
FAFSA Code003434
Application Cost$50
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$49,152 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFLCheck Detailed Score-85- -
Listening-21--
Speaking-21--
Reading-21--
Writing-21--
IELTS-6.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score128511901380 41%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing645600690-
Mathematics640590690-
ACTCheck Detailed Score292631 53%
English302634-
Mathematics272529-

Furman University Acceptance Rate

61.2%

Acceptance Rate

5002

Total Applicants

3261

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

38.3%

Male

61.7%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program61.2%
Total Applicants4680
Total Enrolled2863
Graduate
Graduate Programs61.1%
Total Applicants651
Total Enrolled398

Furman University Enrollment

Enrollment
Furman University Enrollment3261
Undergraduate Enrollment2863
Graduate Enrollment398
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate77.8%

Attendance Cost

$49,152

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$49,152 / Year
Post Graduate Program$18,500 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,230 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$12,158 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,970 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$12,158 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,970 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,772 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,970 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
448331751308-
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    Bus Station

    Furman University Main Entrance1.15 Km
    New Plaza Dr & Poinsett Hwy2.64 Km
    Poinsett Hwy & Abelia Dr2.79 Km
    Poinsett Hwy & Mulligan St3.26 Km
    Sulphur Springs Rd & Old Buncombe Rd3.57 Km
    Sulphur Springs Rd & Watkins Rd3.76 Km
    Sulphur Springs Rd & Ridgeover Dr4.62 Km
    Old Buncombe Rd & Brooks Ave (Lakeview Middle School)5.1 Km
    Hunts Bridge Rd & Sulphur Springs Rd142.02 Km
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    Hospital

    Ghs Childrens Clinic1.76 Km
    5 Memorial Medical Court3.35 Km
    Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail4.13 Km
    Springbrook Autism Behavioral4.42 Km
    Havenwood Behavioral Health4.42 Km
    Spring Brook4.71 Km
    Prisma Health North Greenville Hospital5.7 Km
    DaVita Downtown Greenville Dialysis7.7 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    University Square Shopping Center2.01 Km
    supercuts4.03 Km
    Hillandale Plaza4.43 Km
    Westwood Shopping Center4.63 Km
    Berea Shopping Center4.89 Km
    Westowne Shopping Center5.01 Km
    Ross dress for less5.29 Km
    Cherrydale Point5.37 Km
    Cedar Lane Shopping Center5.45 Km
    Cortes De Cabello6.18 Km
    La frontera barber shop6.33 Km
    Cherrydale Crossings6.54 Km
    Pleasantburg Pointe Shopping Center6.71 Km
    Hampton Station7.04 Km
    Field Plaza Shopping Center7.27 Km
    Westwood Plaza7.72 Km
    Charlies Fireworks7.72 Km
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    Book Store

    Memories In Writing LLC3.77 Km
    Magnolia Trappings7.25 Km

    Airport

    Raleigh-Durham International Airport347.39 Km
    Myrtle Beach International Airport351.06 Km
    Seymour Johnson Air Force Base409.9 Km
    Albert J. Ellis Airport440.49 Km
    Kinston Regional Jetport441.61 Km
    Pitt-Greenville Airport465.5 Km
    Coastal Carolina Regional Airport491.8 Km
    Warren Field494.51 Km
    Richmond International Airport541.04 Km
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