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Furman University is concerned with one thing.Music Education
Furman University is concerned with one thing...itself. You may go to Furman thinking that everyone is nice and the campus is pretty, but the school should change it's motto from "Christo et Doctrine" to "Pretty on the outside and ugly on the inside."

Everyone at Furman is concerned with themselves. You are expected to be a hardcore drinker if you want to fit into the student body, and God help you if you don't get a bid for a fraternity of a sorority. Those fraternities and sororities run the different departments at the school.

I could recite to you my entire undergraduate schedule, but I cannot tell you one thing I learned at Furman University. I was abused emotionally by more than one professor, and I was so worn out by the end that I couldn't even think straight.

In retrospect, you need to go a HUGE state university where there are plenty of people there just like you. You can find them because the campus is just so big. Furman is an insulated Christian school (don't let them fool you, they're still CLEARLY tied to the Baptist church somehow) but Furman does not act like a Christian school. I even told the President that drinking on campus was rampant, and he didn't seem to care. He told me his son loved it. Go figure.

If you want to be brutalized for being different. If you want to feel lonely all the time because you don't drink and don't act like an idiot 24/7, then you need to steer clear of Furman. If you're the kind of person who picks on people who don't drink or don't fit in, Furman is the place.

I don't even display my degree because I'm ashamed of the stunning lack of integrity this university possesses.

Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Do not come to this place! Students hereNot so brightUndecided
Do not come to this place! Students here are very close minded,there is no diversity, this school is a bubble! Unless you are from the South you will hat this school. Students here are very racist, even though they don't express it all the time. Black people mostly hang out with black people and Asians hang out with asians, because the majority of this school is white and white kids don't accept those who are different. if you are an international student, you will regret coming to this school everyone here wants to transfer to a school in the North. I love taking classes here, I love my professors and the staff, but the social life here just sucks! Do not waste your time and money on this place.
1st Year Female -- Class 2017
Education Quality: A+, Social Life: D
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Terrible experience. This school has been very underwhelming. I wouldn't wish it on anyone.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2015
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