Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. At the heart of our University is an outstanding academic program, with top-notch faculty whose chief priority is teaching students how to think critically, how to evaluate and create, and how to see things from multiple perspectives. We also offer distinguished visual and performing arts programs, NCAA Division I athletics, and a campus community that values collaboration and fosters empathy. Founded in 1826 and located in Greenville, South Carolina, our campus is internationally recognized for its beauty. Our 100% residential campus and commitment to housing all students on campus for four years underscores our belief that a close-knit student body enhances scholarly activity, personal growth, and leadership development.

Academic Programs

  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


We're so excited that you're interested in joining the Furman family. Applying to Furman is simple: We have no application fee, have been test optional for over a decade, and are here to help guide you through the entire application process.

First Year Application Information and Deadlines


Transfer students bring a wealth of experiences to the Furman community. We’re so happy you’re considering continuing your education with us. Our admissions team is committed to making your transition to Furman as seamless as possible.

Transfer Application Information and Deadlines

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School location

3300 Poinsett Hwy
Greenville, SC 29613, United States of America

Phone number

(864) 294-2034