Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Furman University (Greenville, SC)

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Furman University is ranked 71 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 157 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 55%
Applicants who took ACT 34%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+16%
600-69946%
600+62%

SAT Math Score

700+14%
600-69948%
600+62%

ACT Score

30-3637%
24-2951%
24+88%

Students applied5,232
Students admitted3,545
Admission rate68%

Students per faculty11

4-year graduation rate78%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,968
Fees$380
Room and board$12,750
Estimated book expense$1,230
Total cost$62,328

Cost after need-based aid$26,820
Cost after non-need-based aid$41,856

Average debt at graduation$36,846

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$45,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met79%
Average need-based aid$35,508
Average non-need-based aid$20,472

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,797

Full-Time

Men1,114
Women1,582

Part-Time

Men49
Women52

Freshmen retained90%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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