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FUmerical: Confident and Prepared for Life After College




Gallup data released in 2022 show that Furman students feel confident that once they graduate, they will be prepared for their lives and careers.

99% of Furman faculty report they regularly have conversations with students about their personal growth.

These results are directly tied to Furman’s excellent faculty and staff and high-impact engaged learning opportunities, such as internships, research and study away, that are part of the Furman Advantage and made possible by generous gifts and networking support from the Furman community. Alumni and friends play an important role in all of these areas.

82% say they feel their professors care about them as a person. 67% say Furman is preparing them well for life after college, a number that has risen year over year. (up 3% from 2019) 77% are confident their major will lead to a good job. (up 8% from 2019)

A Purposeful Start

Thomas McCoy-Bruce Headshot

Thomas McCoy-Bruce ’23 is doing a six-month internship as a biology research assistant at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Atlanta, Georgia.

Taryn Marks Headshot

Taryn Marks ’23 is attending the University of Washington in Seattle, where she will pursue a Master of Music degree in percussion performance.

Mary Spangler Headshot

Mary Spangler ’23 will serve as an officer in the Field Artillery Branch at Fort Liberty, North Carolina.