america's best colleges

Furman is ranked No. 1 in South Carolina and top five in the Southeast
by U.S. News & World Report.

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pay you back

Furman is listed among the nation's top 200 schools by The Princeton Review, and ranks No. 24 for "Best Schools for Making an Impact."

best southern schools

Forbes recognizes Furman as one of the 25 best institutions in the South.

Leading institutions for Fulbright Scholars

Furman ranks among the nation's top 35 undergraduate institutions for producing Fulbright winners.

Best Colleges
in the Southeast ranks Furman among the "25 Best Colleges in the Southeast."

Best College in South Carolina ranks Furman as the No. 1 college in South Carolina.

Outstanding academics, affordability and career prospects

The Princeton Review ranks Furman among the nation's top 200 schools that provide an outstanding combination of academics, affordability and career prospects.

Best Liberal Arts
Colleges in the U.S.

The Wall Street Journal named Furman a top 50 liberal arts college in the United States.


STARS Gold Rating

Furman earned a STARS Gold Rating from the Association of the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. It is the most widely recognized report card in higher education for grading sustainability performance.

Guide to 353
Green Colleges

For seven consecutive years, The Princeton Review has recognized  Furman as one of the most environmentally responsible institutions in higher education.

Colleges Doing
Green Right ranks Furman among the top schools on its list for "Teaching Sustainability: 100 Colleges Doing 'Green' Right."

2016 AASHE Sustainability Award Winner

The Association of the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education awarded Furman top place in a juried competition for outstanding achievements and progress toward sustainability.

Environmental Initiatives rated Furman among the "Top 25 Colleges and Universities for Environmental Initiatives."

University Campuses Provide Wildlife Haven

Furman is featured among the National Wildlife Federation's "The Campus Wild: How College and University Green Landscapes Provide Havens for Wildlife and 'Lands-on' Experiences for Students."

Top 20 Greenest Colleges named Furman among the top 20 Greenest Colleges and Universities.

Campus Beauty

Most Beautiful Campuses in the World

BuzzFeed named Furman among the "25 of The Most Beautiful
College Campuses in the World."

Top 10 Resort-Like College Campuses

The Travel Channel ranks Furman as one of the 10 "Resort-Like College Campuses" in America.

Top 10 Most Beautiful College Campuses 2016

College Magazine ranked Furman one of the top 10 most beautiful college campuses.

Beautiful College Campus

USA Today ranked Furman one of the most beautiful college campuses.

Most Beautiful
Campus Quads lists Furman among "The 50 Most Beautiful Campus Quads."

America's Prettiest College Campuses ranks Furman as one of the 11 "Prettiest College Campuses" in America.


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Furman is one of the nation's premier liberal arts and sciences universities. We offer our students The Furman Advantage—an over-arching approach to education that promises every student a four-year personalized pathway, a team of advisors and mentors, and the opportunity for an engaged learning experience that is tracked and integrated with the students' academic and professional goals.

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