Founded in 1826, Furman is a private, undergraduate liberal arts and sciences university of 2,800 students in Greenville, S.C. The university is noted for its rigorous academic program and strong faculty, and its 750-acre campus is widely recognized as one of the most beautiful in the nation. Furman also has outstanding visual and performing arts programs as well as NCAA Division I athletics, and the university community embraces a diversity of ideas and perspectives.
Furman’s highly respected academic program is also offered through the university’s Undergraduate Evening Studies (UES), where non-traditional students can take courses and earn a degree in convenient online and evening classes at a significant tuition discount. In addition to its undergraduate degrees, UES offers post-graduate certificates for professionals looking to accelerate their careers or prepare for graduate school.
Through campus organizations such as the award-winning Heller Service Corps, the Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, the Shi Center for Sustainability and the Riley Institute, Furman actively participates in the local community and makes an impact far beyond the gates of the campus.