|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||14%|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,550 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Furman University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,232 applications and 3,545 students were granted admission. Furman University is at the #66 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Furman University's tuition was $46,784 for all students regardless of residency (74.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Furman University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 13% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,438 (which is 0.9% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Furman University in 2016-2017, was 242, which is 36% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,421 (which is 8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Furman University has enrolled a total of 3,003 students (2,764 students full-time and 239 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,003 students, 35 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 2,797 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 206 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 6%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Furman University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||10%||46|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||10%||44|
|Visual And Performing Arts||7%||32|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||6%||26|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||6%||26|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||4%||20|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Furman University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Furman University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,400. Last year, out of the total 406 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 374 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 586 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 539 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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