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Furman University

Campus Life and Facilities

Furman Students Say...

With so many students reporting that Furman’s campus is “absolutely gorgeous,” it’s a wonder they ever leave it. However, “The surrounding city of Greenville is great,” and its “thriving, small-town feel” brings in plenty of students on the weekends. Life at school is “busy, but so much fun.” Students here spend “a lot of time thinking about academ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

3300 Poinsett Highway

Greenville, SC 29613

United States

Phone: 864-294-2034

Fax: 864-294-2018


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 95
Fire Safety Rating: 81
Green Rating: 94
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 800.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www2.furman.edu/sites/universitypolice/Page...

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 96.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Apartments for single students

lakeside cottages, language houses
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:143
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:29
Number of Social Sororities:7
    % of women who join:54%
Number of Social Fraternities:7
% of men who join: 31
Number of Religious Organizations:17
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Paladins
Women's Sports Team Name:Paladins
Team Mascot:Knight on a horse
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 31
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: PC and Mac vendors are available.
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Visual arts gallery and teaching facility, language lab. Astronomical lab; Center for Engaged Learning; and Center for Collaborative Learning and Communication.
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