Dr. Elizabeth Davis
A highly selective, independent, coeducational liberal arts college, Furman is nationally acclaimed for its academic excellence, emphasis on engaged learning, Division 1 athletics, and impressive campus.
Location: Greenville, SC
Students: 2600 undergraduates from 47 states and 47 countries
Faculty: 230, 96% with highest degree in their field
Student-to-faculty ratio: 11:1
Average class size: 18
Campus: 750 acres with a lake; 36 major buildings including a 490,000-plus volume library, newly renovated science complex with more than $6 million of scientific equipment, music complex with recital halls and technology lab, physical activities center with newly renovated work-out facilities, and an 18-hole golf course.
Majors and programs: Accounting, Art, Asian Studies, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Classics, Communications, Computer Science, Computer Science-mathematics, Computing-business, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, Education (early childhood, elementary, special, secondary), Engineering (dual degree), English, French, German, Greek, Health and Exercise Science, History, Information Technology, Latin, Mathematics, Mathematics-Economics, Music (church, education, performance, theory), Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Pre-law studies, Premedical Studies, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre Arts, Urban Studies
Concentrations: Ancient Greek and Roman Studies, Black Cultures of the Americas, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies, Poverty Studies, Women and Gender Studies
Furman’s Undergraduate Evening Studies division makes accessible an affordable, convenient option for area working adults to earn a Furman degree. Majors are offered in Business Administration and Accounting.
Engaged Learning at Furman is more than just an academic philosophy; it is a commitment to service, sustainability and student life. You’ll have countless opportunities to develop your academic interests—through research, internships and study abroad—all with the support of professors who are actively engaged in the learning process.
The benefits of a Furman education are tremendous: you’ll be surrounded by talented and motivated students eager to experience hands-on learning, taught by faculty who are committed to sharing their knowledge with others, and immersed in comprehensive academic programs, extensive co-curricular activities, and competitive Division 1 Athletics.
The energy on Furman’s campus is contagious, and the best way to experience it is by visiting. We invite you to come and experience one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country! To arrange a visit, please go to www.engagefurman.com/visit. If you have already been to campus, I invite you to come back for another visit.