Study Away and International Education Furman University

Furman University provides anything but a confined experience. From implementing faculty-led study away programs to creating a welcoming home for international students, the David and Leighan Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education will expose you to a wide variety of cultures, experiences, ideas and people.

Every year, we help our students pursue academic research and interdisciplinary studiesboth within the United States and abroad. We offer study away programs in more than 30 countries, covering regions such as southern Africa and east Asia.

Simply put, we shape informed and active citizens of the world.

  • 54

    Percent of students participating in a study away experience

  • 25

    Faculty-led semester and May Experience study away programs

  • 53

    Countries represented in our international student body

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