#831 Overall Influence #1039 Desirability Rank

Furman University

Private liberal arts college in Greenville, South Carolina, United States

From Wikipedia

Furman University is a private liberal arts university in Greenville, South Carolina. Founded in 1826 and named for the clergyman Richard Furman, Furman University is the oldest private institution of higher learning in South Carolina. It became a secular university in 1992, while keeping Christo et Doctrinae as its motto. It enrolls approximately 2,700 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students, representing 46 states and 53 foreign countries, on its campus.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

5,194

Acceptance

65%

Graduation Rate

81%

Median SAT Score

1330

Median ACT Score

30

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$51,712

Fees (in-state)

$380

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$20,400
30K - 48K$21,335
48K - 75K$22,225
75K - 110K$30,872
110K+$40,315

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,700

Employed

94%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

3K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville SC 29613-6162

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

43 per 100K

Violent Crime

6 per 100K

What is Furman University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#138 World Rank
Psychology
#439 World Rank
Business
#828 World Rank
Education
#507 World Rank
History
#1080 World Rank
Literature
#794 World Rank
Physics
#659 World Rank
Religious Studies
#835 World Rank
Computer Science
#1189 World Rank
Political Science
#1579 World Rank
Medical
#1707 World Rank
Biology
#2761 World Rank
Engineering
#1459 World Rank
Mathematics
#1371 World Rank
Communications
#1650 World Rank
Chemistry
#1711 World Rank
Philosophy
#1452 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1115 World Rank
Sociology
#2278 World Rank
Economics
#2083 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#522 World Rank
Social Work
#589 World Rank
Law
#1074 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#3929 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Furman University's Most influential alumni?

Furman University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Psychology, Business, and History

Jordan Loyd

American professional basketball player

Drew Moor

Drew Moor

Association football player

Cecil Staton

American politician and educator

Henry Hitt Watkins

United States federal judge

Joseph R. Bryson

American politician

Dakota Dozier

American football player

Ingle Martin

Ingle Martin

American college football player, professional football player, quarterback, high school football coach

Frankie Welch

Frankie Welch

Native American fashion designer

Eric Hyman

American football player and coach, college athletics administrator

Warren Creavalle

Warren Creavalle

American soccer player

Wilton E. Hall

American politician

Frances Ligler

Biochemist