What makes Furman University one of the nation’s leading liberal arts and sciences colleges? We believe it’s our personalized academic path. Our educational model creates a four-year pathway for students, combining learning with real-world experiences and self-discovery. That’s made an impression on our peers: Academics No. 1 liberal arts university in South Carolina (U.S. News & World Report) No. […]Read more
Every fall, our counselors hit the road to meet with prospective students and their families. We host receptions, visit high schools and attend college fairs, making presentations and answering questions about Furman. Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis, so we encourage you to schedule your appointment soon. Find an event in your area.
On Saturday, Oct. 8, we’re inviting high school juniors and seniors to experience our campus at Fall for Furman. Fall is the perfect time of year to visit Furman University. From the classrooms and research labs to the residence halls and athletic fields, you’ll experience one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses and a top […]
On Friday, Oct. 7, high school seniors and their parents are invited to attend Furman Diversity Connection, a special evening dedicated to showing you the ways that our campus community embraces and celebrates people of all backgrounds. Furman Diversity Connection occurs the Friday before Fall for Furman, allowing families to also enjoy Saturday’s Fall for […]
A writer with the Chicago Tribune was highly impressed with his visit to Furman's hometown.
When Ahmed Al Ameri ’19 heard line dancing was on the agenda for international student orientation, he was a little apprehensive. “I’ve seen it in movies,” said Al Ameri, a native of Abu Dhabi. “I thought at first it was silly.” Within one week of arriving to South Carolina, Al Ameri had already surprised himself. […]
Just a few days after graduating with her elementary education degree from Furman, Madison Smith ’15 has happily taken the plunge into the world of adulthood. She’s rented her first house near downtown Greenville and purchased two white rocking chairs that she assembled herself to use for daily al fresco dinners on the front porch. […]
Furman offers more than 40 majors, which may sound like a lot—especially if your graduation year begins with a 19. But in an ever-more-complex world, they barely scratch the surface of possible futures for a college freshman in 2015. There are nearly 1,500 academic programs available to undergraduates, and while places like the University of […]
Coleman Allums ’14 was set to prepare his third and final go-around for a highly competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship when he learned he won an award in recent weeks. “I knew how competitive this source of funding is and how few are awarded in my field, so my expectations were modest,” says the Sustainability Science/Economics […]
When Sustainability Science/Spanish major Michael Robinson ’16 received an internship in the Executive Office of the President, Office of Energy and Climate Change, he thought he’d be in for a fair amount of administrative duties. “Surely they wouldn’t rely on interns to do much but help keep the office running,” Robinson recalls saying to himself. […]