Furman UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Greenville, South Carolina Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$50,844

Avg tuition

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About Furman University

Furman University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Greenville, South Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,828, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 57%. The university offers 49 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 83%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $50,844.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

57% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 57%

Retention Rate 89%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 83%

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1240-1420

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 28-32

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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62%

Female Student Population

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

79%

Black

6%

Hispanic

5%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

12% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

12%

State Grant Aid

25%

Institution Grant Aid

91%

Pell Grant

12%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,345
State Grant Aid $7,682
Institution Grant Aid $27,306
Pell Grant Aid $4,553
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.