61%

Acceptance Rate

$30,828

Avg.Financial Aid

003434

FAFSA Code

About Furman University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,947

Website

www.furman.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Location & Contact

Address

3300 Poinsett Highway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8642942000
Fax: 8642943127
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. When it comes to the ranking of a university or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a university helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen university on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that Furman University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

61%

SAT Range

1230 - 1410

ACT Range

28 - 32

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$32,748

Average Annual Cost

$49,152

Books And Supplies

$810

Other Fees

$380

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,712

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,970

Total One Year Cost

$65,024

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to FU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $66,626. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($50,844), books and supplies ($810), room and boarding ($13,034), and budget for other expenses ($1,938). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

88%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$736

Faculty Overview

60%

Male Professors

40%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

96 Graduates

Political Science and Government

82 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

79 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

67 Graduates

Music

38 Graduates

Biology, General

36 Graduates

Psychology, General

36 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

33 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

30 Graduates

Economics

26 Graduates

History

24 Graduates

Philosophy

24 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

24 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

22 Graduates

Area Studies

21 Graduates

Computer Science

19 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

17 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

17 Graduates

Physics

17 Graduates

Chemistry

16 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

16 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

15 Graduates

Sociology

12 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

10 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

10 Graduates

Mathematics

10 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

9 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

7 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Education, General

6 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

6 Graduates

Anthropology

4 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

4 Graduates

Mathematics and Computer Science

4 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

1 Graduates

Engineering, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,768

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

13%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

76% White

2% Unknown

7% Black

6% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

71%

Out Of State

26%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$71,867 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 98% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

98%

Undergrads in College Housing

96%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,954/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,758/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,758/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Paladins

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southern Conference

Total Male Athletes

304

Total Female Athletes

164

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

24

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by FU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $13,034 per year. Furman University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at FU costs around $5,758 per year. There are around 39% male and 61% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$51,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,992

$26,814

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$197 - 278

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$30,828

Students Receiving Federal Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,415

Students Receiving State Aid

25%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,380

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,028

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$51,763

$30K - $48K

$43,260

$48K - $75K

$41,753

$75K - $110K

$36,065

> $110K

$27,473

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,993,000

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$30,897,099

In case the students at Furman University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,345, whereas the financial aid is $27,306. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $7,682 and institutional aid worth $27,306.

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