Furman University students
The Furman Advantage​ is our promise to help you fulfill yours. We guarantee all Furman students will have the opportunity to explore their interests and passions in relevant, real-world experiences that are integrated into their academic programs.​​​

So how does it work? Here, your experience is your education. When you come to Furman, you’ll be immersed in research, internship, study away and community-centered learning experiences that are complemented with the knowledge you’ve gained inside the classroom. This deliberate approach means you may tailor and refine your education to match your personal and professional goals, learning from the entire experience.

And you’ll be guided along the way, with a community of mentors who will ensure that you leave with the passion and skills needed to achieve a fulfilling life and rewarding career.


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Our students are bright, motivated and eager to learn. They welcome a challenge. And most of all, they want to learn by getting involved. If this sounds like you, then consider Furman. We’d love to see you here.

Application Deadlines

Early Decision (Binding)* Early Action* Regular Decision
Admission Application Deadline

Nov 1

Nov 1

Feb 1

Admission Decision Notification

by Nov 15

Dec 20

Mar 1

Admission Decision Deadline

Jan 5

May 1

May 1


Study at Furman.

We provide an intentional, deliberate education in the liberal arts and sciences that combines more than 60 academic programs with countless internship and research opportunities, as well as study away programs on five continents. We’ll connect you with faculty mentors who are leaders in their field and want to help you become one in yours.

Furman By the Numbers

  • 11:1

    Student-to-faculty ratio

  • 81%

    Students participate in internships and/or research

  • 19​

    Average Class size


Financing Your education.

We offer a generous program of financial aid and work with families to help make Furman affordable. More than half of first-year students qualify for and receive aid based on financial need, and we provide dozens of competitive scholarships.

We invest in you

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Plan your visit.

We see it happen every year: after students visit our campus, they know they’re coming to Furman. Our campus has a close-knit, highly collaborative community and is constantly receiving accolades for its beauty. We’re also just minutes from Greenville, a thriving cosmopolitan city that’s a blend of Southern hospitality and urban dynamism.


Experience life
at Furman.

There’s a community spirit here that you won’t find on other campuses. The reason? When you become a Paladin, you’ll join a passionate community of students who call our campus home. We’re a 100% residential campus, guaranteeing housing for every student for all four years. That creates a campus fabric that’s close-knit, collaborative, and highly involved.

A Student Perspective

Our student bloggers tell you what it's really like to experience Furman.

  • Danai Agakidou Danai Agakidou

    A guide to enjoying 4-day weekends #senior

    Danai Agakidou

    Intro to your last college semester should be a class, where you learn how to modify your class schedule throughout your 4 years in college so that your last semester is full of impactful classes, and tons of hours of relaxation. For me, that “class” was offered by all my older friends, and I am […]

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  • Kat Denney Kat Denney

    The Ultimate Furman Survival Guide

    Kat Denney

    Follow these easy steps to not only survive freshman year but thrive. (These are actual tips from actual students passing on their wisdom.) “Bring a toothbrush.”-Will “Don’t over commit but be involved to three or four clubs you are passionate about.” -Liv “Don’t be afraid to introduce yourself to a random person.”- Avery “Be intentional […]

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  • Chad Boltz Chad Boltz

    What Wellness Taught Me

    Chad Boltz

    One of the most interesting General Education Requirements (GERs) is the Mind and Body GER. While there are a few classes to fulfill this requirement, most students end up taking Health and Wellness in the Health Sciences department. Furman Students describes this class as a more intensive physical fitness with a good helping of a […]

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  • Kenzie Wynne Kenzie Wynne

    A love letter to the people that MAKE The Playhouse

    Kenzie Wynne

    On Furman’s campus, tucked away behind McAlister Auditorium, you’ll find a little tin building called The Playhouse. It’s not much, but it’s home to me and around 30 other theatre majors. What makes this place so special, are it’s colorful inhabitants i.e. The faculty of the theatre department. They are some of the wittiest, kindest, […]

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Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

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Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive an education from one of the premier liberal arts universities in the nation.

Whether you are starting or continuing your education, or have been away from the classroom for a few months or several years, our program provides many services to assist you with accomplishing your educational and professional goals.

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Our graduate studies program is designed for the professional educator.

We know the challenges teachers and administrators face every day, and we are committed to helping you become a leader within your school system or district.

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