Overall Furman University Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1120 - 1340
- ACT Scores: 25 - 31
How Hard Is It to Get into Furman University
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Furman is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Furman University Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in SC
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Prospective students submitting applications to Furman University must have completed a strong college preparatory course set to include at minimum:
- English (4 years)
- Algebra I and Algebra II and Geometry
- Social studies (3 years)
- Natural sciences (3 years)
- Foreign language (2 years of the same language).
The GPA weighted for all these courses should be between 3.6 to 3.9 for ideal candidates, although there is no official GPA requirement.
All applicants will be considered on a case by case basis. However, prospective students who wish to be strong candidates should submit an evaluation from their guidance counselor for additional review by the admissions committee.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||560 - 670|
|Math||560 - 670|
|Total Score:||1120 - 1340|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|Composite Score:||25 - 31|