Founded in 1826, Furman is a private, undergraduate liberal arts and sciences university of 2,400 students in Greenville, S.C. The university is noted for The Furman Advantage, an innovative academic program that combines classroom activities with mentoring, experiential learning through research, internships and study away, and career exploration that prepares graduates for successful and meaningful lives.
Furman is known, too, for its 750-acre campus, widely recognized as one of the most beautiful in the nation, and its outstanding visual and performing arts programs as well as NCAA Division I athletics. The university also offers an array of graduate programs and post-graduate certificates for professionals looking to accelerate their careers or prepare for graduate school.
Furman students, faculty and staff actively participate in the local community and make an impact far beyond the gates of the campus through The Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities, The Riley Institute, and The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.