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When you transfer to Furman, you'll be welcomed into a community who embraces you for who you are as well as who you will become. You'll graduate broadly-educated and well-rounded, prepared for leadership, and eager to take on the challenges of a complex world.

Our personal approach to the admission process allows us to gain insight about who you are, both academically and personally. We're interested in getting to know you and all students who seek academic challenge, leadership, service, commitment to the community, and civic engagement.  We hope you take this opportunity to showcase yourself and your abilities.

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As a transfer student, you may apply for enrollment in the fall or spring semester. The deadline for your application depends upon your desired start semester. For a detailed step-by-step approach to the application process and access to our application, visit our application steps

Spring Semester Fall Semester
Application Deadline

Nov 1

Jan 15*

Admission Notification

by Nov 15

Mar 1

Financial Aid & Scholarship Notification

Dec 1

Mar 15

Decision Deadline

Jan 5

May 1

*Applications received after March 1 will be notified on a rolling basis. Transfer applications will be accepted through July 1.

Admission tips

Our university attracts talented students from around the world who want to work hard and be challenged. To select the best applicants from this pool, our admission committee goes beyond test scores and other numbers to get to know the real you. View our tips for admission.

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When we receive your Common Application, we will contact you to establish a login that will allow you to check your status. You'll need an email address and password to access our secure network. Check your application status.

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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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