Furman welcomed 653 first-year students for the 2019-20 academic year, 26% from South Carolina, 72% from out of state and 2% from outside the United States. They are among the best, with 42% ranking in the top 10% of their high school graduating class, an average SAT score of 1337 and average ACT score of 30. These students make up one of Furman’s most diverse classes in recent history, with 18% domestic nonwhite students and 8% first-generation students. Included in these first-year students are 19 transfer students.
They join a student body that reflects the richness of our world’s diversity. It is here at Furman that students with different backgrounds and experiences can achieve success through academics, immersive learning opportunities, dedicated mentoring and career positioning.