The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Western Carolina University is a Public and Furman University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Furman University has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,092) than Western Carolina University ($8,285).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than Furman University.
  • Furman University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,110) than Western Carolina University (1,110).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Western Carolina University (23).
  • Western Carolina University has more students with 11,639 students while Furman University has 2,947 students.
  • Western Carolina University has more full-time faculties with 498 faculties while Furman University has 272 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Western Carolina University and Furman University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Western Carolina UniversityFurman University
Western Carolina Universityvs.Furman University
Cullowhee, North CarolinaLocationGreenville, South Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Tuition & Fees$52,092
68% ($6,218)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)96% ($32,813)
$6,218Average Amount of Financial Aid$32,813
38.84 %Acceptance Rates61.18 %
26.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.94 %
1,110SAT Score1,330
23ACT Score30
62 %Graduation Rate83 %
29 %Transfer-out Rate15 %
80 %Retention Rate88 %
11,639Student Population2,947
498Number of Faculties272
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

Related Articles and Ads