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Furman University

School Profile

  • Furman UniversityPrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College in Greenville, SC
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  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 2,801
First-year Undergraduate Students: 761
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,771
Graduate Students: 176

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education - General
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Greek, Ancient
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Latin
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics economics
  • Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music History/Literature
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Prelaw
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Prenursing
  • Bachelor of Prepharmacy
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Religious/Sacred Music
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Urban Studies

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $36,656
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $36,656

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • Recommended: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT
  • Required for Some: SAT Subject Tests
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 570
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 230
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 250


Member: NCAA
Team name: Paladins


  • Ranked #42 National Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Ranked #36 High School Counselor Rankings

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Admissions Address

3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613
(864) 294-2034
Fax: (864) 294-2018
Contact: Brad Pochard
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity more selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 70%
Early decision acceptance rate 79%
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 68%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 4,611
Female applicants 2,695
Male applicants 1,916
Applicants accepted 3,206
Female applicants accepted 1,912
Male applicants accepted 1,294
Freshman enrollment 688
Female freshman enrollment 410
Male freshman enrollment 278
Early decision applicants 516
Early decision applicants accepted 410
Early decision applicants enrolled 235
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 34%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 316
Students accepting place on wait list 272
Students accepted from wait list 16

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 96%
Average high school GPA 3.8
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 79%
SAT Critical Reading average score 635
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 580-690
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 636
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 570-690
SAT Math score breakdown
SAT Writing average score 631
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 560-680
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 60%
Average ACT Composite score 28
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 26-31
ACT Composite score breakdown
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 26-33
ACT English score breakdown
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 25-30
ACT Math score breakdown

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