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Furman University

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Your Combined ACT:
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Your Chances at Furman
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Your Chances at Furman
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
2,473
3,480
# Admitted
1,475
2,333
% Admitted
59.6%
67.0%
% Overall
64.0%

Students who got into Furman:

Tips mention: Interview (3), ACT/SAT (15), Grades (15), Sports/Extracurriculars (7), College Essay (4)
I studied, I spent a large amount of timeApr 10 2018English
I studied, I spent a large amount of time on my application and I had a really great essay. I would recommend if someone wants to get in to make sure they have a good admissions essay and maybe set up an interview with someone in admissions. The school wants to find kids they think will stay for all four years so If you act like you're really in love with Furman you'll get a lot of points for that.
Female
I didn't have any particular reason for picking FurmanSep 11 2016Chemistry
I didn't have any particular reason for picking Furman besides the fact it was close to home
Male
Don't be fooled by the high acceptance rate theFeb 19 2015Communications
Don't be fooled by the high acceptance rate; the easiest thing about this school is getting in.
ACT: 33 Female
Be in touch with the Admissions OfficeNov 19 2014Political Science
Be in touch with the Admissions Office. Dr. Pochard will be a very helpful person to be in contact with. Getting in touch with him will secure you a spot at Furman. Try not to indicate that you are a minority on your application as it would hurt your chances of getting in.
Male
Interview and know an alumniNov 17 2014Music - Performance
Interview and know an alumni. If you can pay the tuition you won't have a problem getting in.
Female
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