Furman University Graduate Schools

Furman University (referred to as Furman) is a Private, 4 years school located in Greenville, SC. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Furman University is $12,233 in average. The school has 160 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,443 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Furman University (referred to as Furman) is a Private, 4 years school located in Greenville, SC. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1924 - Current).
Furman Directory Information
School NameFurman University (Furman)
Address3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613-6162
Phone864-294-2000
Webhttps://www.furman.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.furman.edu/admissions-aid/apply/prospective-first-year-students
Financial Infohttps://www.furman.edu/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Furman University is $12,233 in average. The school has 160 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,443 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 67 graduate programs through Master's and Post-Master Certificate.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,233
Student Population160
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs67 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Furman University is $12,233 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $684.
Furman University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Furman University offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Furman University is $12,233. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 62.82% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$9,720-
2019-2020$6,225-
2020-2021$7,513-
2021-2022$7,513-
2022-2023$12,233-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Furman is average compared to private graduate schools in South Carolina. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,603 and the South Carolina graduate tuition is $25,304 (public) / $14,181 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Furman University$12,233
All Graduate Schools$16,007$19,603
Public$11,484$20,787
Private$19,674
South Carolina Graduate Schools$13,404$19,691
Public$13,051$25,304
Private$14,181
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,148 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Furman University. On-campus living costs are increased by 9.24% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,148. Off-campus living costs are increased by 9.24% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$12,712$1,970$12,712$1,970
2019-2020$13,034$1,938$13,034$1,938
2020-2021$13,362$1,970$13,362$1,970
2021-2022$13,698$2,000$13,698$2,000
2022-2023$15,148$2,000$15,148$2,000
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $684 at Furman University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 62.86% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$405
2019-2020$415
2020-2021$420
2021-2022$420
2022-2023$684

Graduate Programs at Furman

Furman University offers 18 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 102 students have completed their study at Furman University.
Offered Degrees at Furman University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree12062
Post Bachelor's Degree3015
Post Master's Degree3025
Total180102
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Furman University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Superintendency and Educational System Administration program with 20 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other) program with 20 completers.
Furman University offers 18 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 102 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 62 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 15 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 25 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 27 completers-
Education4-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances3-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities5-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching8-
Reading Teacher Education7-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Physical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Chemistry6-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Design and Visual Communications9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)20-
Total62
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 12 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)12-
Business [+] 3 completers-
Accounting1-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)2-
Total15
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 25 completers-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship2-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship3-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration20-
Total25

Graduate Student Population at Furman

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 156 students enrolled into Furman University graduate schools where it has total 2,443 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 92 full-time and 64 part-time graduate students. By gender, 32 male and 124 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total15632124
Full-time921973
Part-tme641351
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 128 White (82.05%), 13 Black/African American (8.33%), 4 Hispanic (2.56%), and 11 students with other races. 2 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total15632124
American Indian/Native American000
Asian000
Black/African American13310
Hispanic413
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White12825103
Two More927
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien211
Furman University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 33 graduate students (21.15% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total156
Enrolled Online Exclusively0
Enrolled Some Online Courses33
Not in Online Courses123
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Furman University. 69 students are aged 20 to 24 (44.23% of total students), 14 students are aged above 50 (8.97%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Furman University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total15632124
Age 20-21211
Age 22-24671255
Age 25-2925223
Age 30-341367
Age 35-391459
Age 40-4921417
Age 50-6414212

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