Furman Admissions

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $55 for graduate school at Furman. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$55
Admission Informationwww.furman.edu/admission/EngageFurman/Pages/default.aspx
Online Applicationwww.furman.edu/admission/EngageFurman/Freshman-Applicants/Pages/application-instructions.aspx
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 61.05% and yield is 21.29%. 2,213 men and 3,256 women applied to Furman and 1,243 men and 2,096 women students were accepted. Among them, 293 men and 418 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 61.05%56.17%64.37%
Yield 21.29%23.57%19.94%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 281 students (40% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 353 students (50%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 710 and 25th percentile is 630. The SAT Math score is 700 (75th) and 600 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 96 (75th percentile) and 96 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing630710
SAT Math600700
ACT Composite2832
ACT Math2530
ACT English2734
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Furman are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,201, ACT: 73 - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

Furman requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes Furman application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Furman online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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