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Furman listed in Forbes’ 2018 “America’s Top Colleges”

Furman University is the top-rated school in South Carolina and ranked among the top 20 percent of the nation’s best colleges and universities in Forbes’ 2018 list of “America’s Top Colleges.”

Furman is ranked No. 113 among 650 schools listed by the publication and No. 21 among the “Top 25 Colleges in The South.”  The university was also ranked 112th in the category of “Grateful Grads 2018—200 Colleges with The Happiest, Most Successful Alumni.”

Now in its 11th year, the Forbes list of “America’s Top Colleges” focuses on the direct benefits the schools provide their graduates. According to the publication, “while other lists consider acceptance rates and admitted students’ SAT scores, we look at alumni salaries, debt after graduation, retention and graduation rates, debt load upon graduation, alumni salaries and signs of individual success including academic and career accolades.”

For more information, visit Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges” website.

Last updated August 20, 2018
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