Founded in 1826, Furman University is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Greenville (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Furman University (FU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Furman University (FU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 194 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. FU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Motto||Christo et Doctrinae
For Christ and Learning
|Colours||Royal purple and white|
|Address||3300 Poinsett Highway
29613-6162 South Carolina
|Tel||+1 (864) 294 2000|
|Fax||+1 (864) 294 3001|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||3300 Poinsett Highway
(864) 294 2034
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
Furman University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 417,761 physical volumes, 86,724 physical media, 138,494 digital/electronic medium and 333 licensed digital/electronic databases. Furman University's library has 2 branches.
Furman University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,388 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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