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Admitted Students

Congratulations on being admitted to Furman University!

We hope you’ll decide to be #FURMANBOUND. So why should you choose Furman? We have a million reasons, but we’ll start with three:

 

  • You’ll have a big advantage. As a Paladin, you’ll experience a personalized path paved with high-impact engaged learning and dedicated support. We call it The Furman Advantage.
  • Guaranteed Opportunities. Furman is where you’ll find opportunities to learn and grow (and not just in the classroom). Think: research, study away, internships, collaborative learning, community-focused programs and partnerships. All designed with your future in mind.
  • Learn. Grow. Become. Together, we’ll find out exactly what you’re meant to be in this world. That’s a promise.

Are you ready for an experience unlike any other? We’re ready for you. Explore this page to learn more about joining the Furman family as well as our upcoming admitted student events.

New Student Checklists

Get ready for Orientation and for life as a Paladin.

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New Furman Parents

Congratulations on your student’s admission to Furman! Find everything you'll need to help your child prepare for the first day of class.

Info for Parents

Admitted Students Frequently Asked Questions

How do I submit my enrollment deposit?

We’re excited you’re ready to join the Furman family! To submit your enrollment deposit and make it official, visit the admitted student portal and confirm your enrollment.

Who's my admissions counselor?

Click here to get in touch with your admissions counselor.

I have questions about financial aid. How can I speak with a financial aid counselor?

We are happy to help connect you with a financial aid counselor. Please request a virtual appointment to get all of your questions answered!

 

I've submitted my enrollment deposit. What's next?

Welcome to the Furman family! We are thrilled to have you. Visit the New Students page to see the steps you’ll need to take to get ready for the first day of class.

What admitted student events can I attend?

We have several events for you to attend. More information about Furman Forward events for admitted students and parents will be coming soon! We also invite you to join us for a daily campus visit at 9 a.m. and 1:30 pm weekdays, as well as select Saturdays. Log in to your Admitted Student portal to register for Furman Forward or a campus visit!

Are freshmen allowed to have cars on campus?

Yes! As a residential campus, we have many students who chose to bring a car all four years. Ample parking in close proximity to residence halls is available.

What are the differences in Summer and Fall Orientation?

Summer Orientation focuses on the nuts and bolts of class selection and preparing students for the academic transition to Furman. Fall Orientation introduces students to life at Furman and, in addition to preparing them for the start of classes, supports the physical and social transition to college. For additional information about both programs, please visit the New Students website.

What are Furman’s current COVID protocols?

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Furman has focused on the health and safety of the campus community while continuing to serve our students’ academic goals. For the latest updates, operational plans and our COVID-19 dashboard, please visit the Furman Focused website.

How are roommates selected at Furman? 

As a freshman, you’ll be matched with a roommate in one of our freshman residence halls or learning communities. Most of our freshmen housing is in South Housing. Our detailed questionnaire helps us match you with someone who has similar interests, a process that has proved very successful. Not knowing your roommate may seem intimidating at first, but it’s a great way to meet new friends and get involved in new activities.

I took Dual Enrollment courses in high school. How can I determine if those courses transfer to Furman?

Be sure to request to have your final, official transcript sent to Furman. Equivalency for courses completed prior to high school graduation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students should be prepared to present evidence, which could include course syllabi and grade materials as directed by Enrollment Services in support of an appeal for credit. Furman staff will be in touch with all enrolled students regarding potential dual enrollment appeals the summer prior to starting at Furman, based on receipt of official transcripts.

What classes am I required to take at Furman? 

More information about the requirements for a Bachelor’s degree can be found in Furman’s University Catalog.

How and when can students declare a major?

Students may declare a major at any time with approval from the department chair or director overseeing the major field of study. Students are required to declare a major once they have completed 58 or more credits from Furman courses.

Enrollment Deposit

Make it official. Submit your enrollment deposit.

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Admitted Student Events

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