Furman University

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Furman University


Graduates

  • 57% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$28,840 / year

Room and Board

$7,552

Application deadline

January 15

Application fee

$40




Educational Resources

Libraries

Music and Science Libraries, Baptist Historical Collection, South Carolina Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 422,200 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,398 current serial subscriptions.
  • 851,000 microforms.
  • 7,471 Audio/Visual items.
  • 2,588 e-books.

Museums & Art

Visual Arts Gallery, Engaged Learning Center, Language Labs, Observatory, Herbarium

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 425 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 100 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 319 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2,425 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,900 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 90% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 52% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 3% of housing units are Triples.
  • 42% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 1% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 21 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 52% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Collegiate Educational Service Corps May Day Play Day, Homecoming Week, Intramural & Club sports, Summer Outdoor Experience
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 130 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Kappa Lambda, Quaternion Club, Senior Order, Omicron Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Chi Beta Phi, Eta Sigma Phi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Mu Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Pi Sigma.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Canterbury (Episcopal), Church-Related Vocations, Clubhouse Gang, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Furman University Gospel Ensemble, Furman Zen Society, Greek Orthodox Young Adult League, Habitat for Humanity, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Reformed University Fellowship, Wesley Fellowship (United Methodist), and Young Life.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student League for Black Culture, Minority/International Caucus, ASIA (Association of Students Interested in Asia), Furman University Japanese Interest (FUJI), and International Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Furman University Band, Furman Singers, Furman Chorale, Furman Chamber Choir, Fuman Orchestra, Furman Jazz Ensembles, Woodwind and Brass Ensembles, Opera Theater; Assocation of Furman Students, Furman University Activities Board, Collegiate Educational Service Corps, Residence Hall Council, Habitat for Humanity, Amnesty International, College Republicans, Young Democrats, departmental, professional, and special interest groups
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Paladin - weekly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Greenville, SC (20), Charlotte, NC (90)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Greenville, SC (8)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Greenville, SC (8)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 80% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 5% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,250
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 8 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 35% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 8 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 40% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other

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