• 2500
    STUDENTS
  • Top 10
    Best Classroom Experience
    - The Princeton Review
  • 95%
    GRADUATES EMPLOYED OR ENROLLED IN GRADUATE SCHOOL WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF GRADUATION
  • 14
    Average Class Size

APPLY TO FURMAN

Our holistic approach to admissions means that we take everything into consideration. All the things that make you you. So, while test scores may be optional, showing us your true self isn’t. We can’t wait to learn more about you.

THE PALADIN PERSPECTIVE

Discover Furman through the eyes of our students.

  • I’ve been able to live with my best friends for four years."

    Maddy Wilson, ’23 - Education Major

  • I chose Furman for the community."

    Josh Swope, ’23 - Communication Studies-Rhetoric and Advocacy Major

  • Being a first-generation student isn’t easy, but my mentors have helped me be successful."

    Jada Walker, ’24 - Communications and Urban Studies Major

EXPLORE THE CAMPUS

Trone Student Center

Trone is the perfect place to meet, eat and hang out. Inside you’ll find a 110-inch video screen, cozy study spots, a pub-style restaurant, Barnes & Noble, Starbucks and the PalaDen Food Court.

Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities

A regionally-focused institute promoting human flourishing and sustainability through education, research, and leadership.

Bell Tower

Perched on the shore of Furman Lake, our Italianate bell tower is one of the most iconic spots on campus.

Duke Library

The James B. Duke Library is the centerpiece of Furman’s library system, providing access to over a million resources, including books, journals, electronic databases, music, images and films.

FINANCIAL AID

FINANCIAL AID

We believe a Furman education is one of the smartest investments you will ever make. We also know that the process of applying for aid can be daunting! We are here to help you learn about the merit-based scholarships, need-based grants, state and federal grants, state and federal loans and work-study programs that are available to make a Furman education possible.
  • 98%
    of Furman students receive some form of institutional aid
  • #46
    National Liberal Arts College
INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS

INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS

International students make up more than 3% of the Furman population, and they come from over 29 countries. A variety of backgrounds, beliefs and life experiences make Furman a richer experience for everyone. You are welcome here.
  • 29
    COUNTRIES REPRESENTED BY STUDENTS
  • 9:1
    STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO
  • 3.2%
    INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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