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Furman University

Furman University

3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-6162
(864) 294-2000

Furman University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1826. It is in the suburbs of Greenville, South Carolina. Furman is the fifth oldest institution in the state of South Carolina. Students are offered one certificate, 45 degrees at the bachelors level, and 13 degrees at the masters level by it. 2,996 students pursued degrees from the 56 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including computer science and early childhood education. Furman is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 18 liberal arts colleges in South Carolina.

Admission

In 2010, 4,538 students applied to this school for admission. This liberal arts college admitted more than two-thirds of the applicants or 3,086 students. Close to 56% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 4,538 students applied to this school for admission. This liberal arts college admitted more than two-thirds of the applicants or 3,086 students. Close to 56% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 68%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 68%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 68%

Student Demographics

Furman enrolled 2,996 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

Furman enrolled 2,996 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 1228
  • Total Enrolled Female: 1768
  • Undergraduate Male: 1160
  • Undergraduate Female: 1601
  • Graduate Male: 61
  • Graduate Female: 174

Faculty Demographics

This liberal arts college employs 274 teachers. 247 out of 274 faculty are full-time, 27 out of 274 instructors are part-time, and close to 35% of faculty are women.

Faculty Demographics

This liberal arts college employs 274 teachers. 247 out of 274 faculty are full-time, 27 out of 274 instructors are part-time, and close to 35% of faculty are women.

  • Male: 178
  • Female: 96
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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