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Furman rises in US News rankings; noted for innovation, teaching, research, first-year experience

The university has ranked among the most innovative universities since 2016, and ranked No. 4 this year, signaling the level of awareness of The Furman Advantage and other programs have in higher education.

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What student loan forgiveness could mean for students and your wallet

Furman's Jason Abreu, associate vice president of enrollment services and university registrar, and Jason Jones, economics professor and department chair, address the implications of the new policy.

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Furman again featured in The Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ guide

Furman University ranks highly in “best quality of life,” “best classroom experience” and other categories.

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Diversity, equity, inclusion focus of new hires

Furman University has made several personnel moves in recent months aimed at supporting and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion among students, faculty and staff.

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Furman named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review

Furman University has been named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review based on data from its surveys of administrators at about 650 colleges in 2021-2022. The company also factored in data...

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Have we gotten student success completely backward?

In an article appearing in The Chronicle of Education, Aaron Basko, associate vice president for enrollment management at the University of Lynchburg, in Virginia, cites the Gallup-Purdue Index, which lays out “The Big 6 for...

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COVID-19 became catalyst for trend of colleges waiving test scores for admission

COVID-19 spurred the trend of colleges and universities toward waiving the standardized test scores' requirement for admission, but some local colleges, like Furman University, are already test-optional schools. Entrance exams and the trend away from...

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Furman climbs in US News ranking; voted ‘most innovative’ 5th straight year

For the fifth consecutive year, Furman University is one of the “Most Innovative Schools” among national liberal arts colleges and universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings released today. Furman...

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FURMAN ANNOUNCES $3M IN RENOVATIONS TO BASKETBALL FACILITIES

Furman Athletics is excited to announce that construction is underway to significantly renovate and expand programming space in Timmons Arena for Paladin men’s and women’s basketball. Funded entirely by donor support through a $3 million...

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