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Types of Aid

Financial aid includes need-based grants, merit-based scholarships, state and federal grants, state and federal loans and work-study. Typically, financial aid packages include a combination of these aid programs. Learn about your financial aid package:


We offer numerous renewable scholarships to first-year students who demonstrate a strong ability to succeed based on their academic achievements, commitment to the community, passion for leading or exemplary talents.

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If you are seeking a loan to finance your education, there are a number of federal, state and private options to consider.

Review your loan options

Student Employment

Regardless of your eligibility for financial aid, Furman offers a wide variety of student employment opportunities. Most positions require working a few hours each week.

Find a job opportunity

Tuition Exchange Program

Furman University is proud to participate in the Tuition Exchange (TE) program, as well as the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS) program.

Learn about Tuition Exchange