The Furman Advantage
The Furman Advantage guarantees every student an unparalleled education that combines classroom learning with real-world experiences and self-discovery. This integrated four-year pathway, guided by a diverse community of mentors, prepares students for lives of purpose and accelerated career and community impact—demonstrating in concrete terms the value of a Furman education.
A PERSONALIZED, FOUR-YEAR PATHWAY TO GRADUATION
HIGH-IMPACT, ENGAGED LEARNING THROUGH RESEARCH, INTERNSHIPS AND STUDY AWAY
A TEAM OF ADVISORS AND MENTORS TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR PATH
LEADING INSTITUTES AND CENTERS TO EXPLORE AND TACKLE IMPORTANT ISSUES
A TRANSFORMATIVE EXPERIENCE
The Furman Advantage promises a personalized educational experience that provides lifelong value for every student. These transformative experiences include:
A guided journey of self-discovery into a personalized academic path that tracks both progress and outcomes. Each student will embark on an individualized, coordinated, four-year pathway of academic study, self-reflection, and mentorship that corresponds with project-based and community-centered learning, career exploration and internships, faculty research collaborations, and immersive global experiences.
Interconnected student experiences
A set of interconnected student experiences in which each year builds on the year before, reinforcing the unfolding process of intellectual growth, self-knowledge, and professional preparation.
An innovative, team-based advising model that will provide a community of expert mentors to help guide students along their path.
Greatly expanded engaged learning experiences that connect classroom work to meaningful research, global study, professional practice, and projects that have direct community impact, enabling students to benefit from both our intimate campus environment and a university with infinite horizons that span from local to global.
The Medicine Program completely changed how I view my future in medicine.Nikita Deshpande ’18
-Nikita Deshpande '18
You really need to have someone championing you-and usually that comes from alums.Jackson Buonamia
-Jackson Buonamia '17
It’s good to push outside of your comfort zone and do things you don’t think you can do.Alice Williams
-Alice Williams '15
The amount of creativity and persistence it takes to progress forward with research is both amazing and fascinating.Mahmood Syed
-Mahmood Syed '17