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Colleges / Furman University

Furman University

Greenville, SC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate71%
Acceptance Rate71%

About Furman University

Furman University is a private, nonprofit institution in the suburb of Greenville, South Carolina. Furman University was founded in 1826. The college currently enrolls around 2,460 students a year, including 2,304 undergrads.

Furman University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Furman University. The acceptance rate at Furman University is 71%. In 2022, 5,119 out of 7,174 total applicants were accepted.

Furman University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 71%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 48%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%

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Furman University is locatedin the town of Greenville, South Carolina,.

If you are interested in seeing Furman University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 85 to Greenville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Greenville-Spartanburg International.

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College Info

3300 Poinsett Highway Greenville, SC 29613

Campus Setting: Suburban

Furman University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Furman University is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Furman University is Jul 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Furman University is a member of the Coalition for College.

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Furman University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1260 - 1382


Math SAT Range

620 - 700


Reading SAT Range

630 - 700

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1382 and Above


1260 to 1382


1260 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Furman University students is 1321. Applicants with SAT scores of 1382 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Furman University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1260 to 1382 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1260 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Furman University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Furman University is like? There are approximately 2,460 students enrolled at Furman University, including 2,304 undergraduate students and 156 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 32% percent are from SC and 68% percent of students are from other states.


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