Furman's application dates let you decide when you would like to make your college decision. If you are a transfer student from outside the United States, please refer to our international students page for application procedures.

Questions about your application? Contact Allyson Brown, admission counselor and transfer coordinator, at 864.294.2034 or allyson.brown@furman.edu.

Required steps

  • Complete the Common Application

      All students may complete and submit the Common Application online. There is a $50 application fee. Transfer application deadlines depend upon the desired start semester.

        Spring semester Fall semester
       Application deadline*  Nov. 1  January 15
       Admission notification  Dec. 1  April 1
       Decision deadline**  Jan. 5  May 1

      *Any applications received after January 15 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.  However, students applying to transfer from non-U.S. universities must apply by the deadlines above.
      **Statement of Intent and Enrollment Deposit Due

  • Complete the College Officials Report

      Be sure to submit the College Officials Report with a copy of your transcript from your previous school(s). This form will need to be filled out by a dean or college official who has access to your academic record.

  • Submit all of your official college transcript(s)

      Send a copy of your final college transcript(s) to our Admission Office that reflects completed courses through the end of your current term.

  • Submit your high school transcript

      Send a copy of your final high school transcript to our admission office that provides insight into your course work. We will waive this submission as a requirement if a student has earned 32 hours or more transferable semester hours or has reached his or her 21st birthday.

Optional steps

  • Apply for the Alden Transfer Scholarship

      The Alden Transfer Scholarship is a full-tuition, two-year scholarship awarded on the basis of academic achievement and potential success as a Furman graduate. Primary consideration is given to students transferring from a two-year college within the upstate area of South Carolina. Deadline to apply is January 20.

  • Apply for financial assistance

      We understand that college can be expensive, so we're here to help. Below are a few steps that will allow you to seek financial aid. You may also find more detailed steps at the financial aid website.

      Complete the CSS Profile.

      Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

        Spring semester
      Fall semester
      CSS profile priority filing date   Nov. 15  Feb. 15
      FAFSA priority filing date  Mar. 1  Feb. 15
      Financial aid scholarship notification  
       Dec. 15  Mar. 1
  • Submit an instructor evaluation
  • Submit standardized test scores

      Our personal approach to the admission process allows us to gain insight about who you are, both academically and personally.  Furman's Admission Committee is interested in getting to know the whole student — one who seeks academic challenge, leadership, service, commitment to the community and civic engagement.  We view the admission process as an opportunity for you to showcase yourself and your abilities.

      The Admission Committee believes that your potential for success cannot be determined solely by standardized test scores.  Therefore, submitting your SAT or ACT scores is optional.

      Our goal is to shape Furman's community with students of all different talents, backgrounds, personalities, interests, and passions.  We invite you to let us get to know all about you.

      If you do decide to submit your test scores and submit multiple test results, the Admission Committee will select the scores that offer you the greatest advantage in the admission review process.  Furman's school code for the SAT and TOEFL is 5222, and the code for ACT is 3858. If you do not wish for us to consider your scores, please indicate so on the Supplement to the Common Application.

  • Schedule a FAN interview

      Furman Admission Network interviews give you the opportunity to talk about all those things that make you unique — your talents, experiences and aspirations. What better way to find out if Furman is right for you? These informal interviews with Furman alumni or parents allow you to speak with someone who knows Furman personally. Though optional, we encourage all applicants to participate in an informal interview. Be sure to sign up for an interview before the deadline.

If you have questions about applying to Furman, contact Allyson Brown, Admission Counselor & Transfer Coordinator, at 864.294.2034 or by email at allyson.brown@furman.edu.

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