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Furman University (Greenville, SC)

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Furman University is ranked 63 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 125 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 60%
Applicants who took ACT 53%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+15%
600-69945%
600+60%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69946%
600+64%

ACT Score

30-3634%
24-2953%
24+87%

Students applied4,583
Students admitted3,149
Admission rate69%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate80%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$45,632
Fees$380
Room and board$11,522
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$58,734

Cost after need-based aid$27,069
Cost after non-need-based aid$41,568

Average debt at graduation$25,903

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met77%
Average need-based aid$31,665
Average non-need-based aid$17,166

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,810

Full-Time

Men1,147
Women1,551

Part-Time

Men61
Women51

Freshmen retained89%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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