Furman University

Women's D1 Coach: Rachel Whitten
Profile
Size
4 / 10
2,734 Undergrads / 2,949 Students
Cost
10 / 10
$32,951 Net Price
Selectivity
6 / 10
61% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Southern Conf. (SOCON)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
93%
Overall Graduation Rate
81%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
73% / 81%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled at schools around South Carolina and Georgia. The team also travels to D.C., Virginia and Pennsylvania. The team typically plays at neutral sites during preseason at schools around South Carolina. Other trips in the past include Colorado Springs, Colorado and Louisville, Kentucky.

Recruit Commits
2021
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Sabrina Caruso Wantagh Wantagh, NY Att
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Avery Mcilwaine Johns Creek Alpharetta, GA Mid, Att
Katelyn Sousa New Fairfield High School New Fairfield, CT Mid
Sydney McClure Lassiter Marietta , GA Mid
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Alana Epstein Walton Marietta, GA Mid, Att
Chloe Platte New Albany New Albany, OH Mid
Megan Deehan Milton Milton, GA Goal
Hannah Dintino Westminster MD Mid
Tabitha Conrad Wesleyan Atlanta, GA Def
Meagan Beal Brewster Brewster, NY Mid
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Ellie Roser Easton Easton, MD Att
Natalie Bray St. Pauls , MD Att
Lauren Farber Upper Arlington Columbus, OH Mid
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Hannah Perkins Myers Park Charlotte, NC Mid
Rachel Perkins Myers Park Charlotte, NC Mid
Hannah Demis Milton Roswell, GA Mid
Avery Whitehead St. George's Independent School Eads, TN Mid, Def
Allyson Schnetzka Cambridge Milton, GA Mid
Rachel Sindler Severn School Annapolis, MD Def
Kyra Lamotte New Trier Winnetka, IL Mid
Leah Nonnenmann Mount Sinai Mount Sinai, NY Mid, Def
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Grace Pollak Oldfields School Ellicott City, MD Att
Emma Chorney Harrison Kennesaw, GA Mid
Cabell Zakas Westminster Atlanta, GA Att
Sydney Hutchinson Milton Milton, GA Def
Lisa Niblock Sacred Heart Louisvile, KY Att, Mid
Morgan Franklin Milton GA Def
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Sophie Brennan Worcester Prep Salisbury, MD Att, Mid
Isabelle Walsh Easton MD Att
Sophie Sarmiento Severna Park Severna Park, MD Att
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By Furman University Coaches
Sep 16 '18
Greenville, SC
 
Women's 13-18
Oct 27 '18
Greenville, SC
 
Women's 13-18
Feb 18 '19
Greenville, SC
 
Women's 13-18
Jun 17-19 '19
Greenville, SC
 
Women's 13-18
Sep 14 '19
Greenville, SC
 
Women's 13-18
Oct 26 '19
Greenville, SC
 
Women's 13-18
Location
3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC, 29613, Greenville, SC, 29613 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greenville South Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Columbia South Carolina Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Charleston South Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Nashville Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
Where Grads Work
  • Greenville County Schools
  • US Army
  • Wells Fargo
  • Bank of America
  • Greenville Health System
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • AT&T
  • Michelin
  • Clemson University
  • IBM
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • PwC
  • Fluor Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Legal
  • Research
  • Community and Social Services
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
560 - 670
Math
590 - 690
Total
1200 - 1400
ACT
English
26 - 34
Math
25 - 29
Composite
26 - 31

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 550 - 660 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 5,002 1,969 3,033
% Admitted 61% 59% 63%
% Admits That Enroll 23% 24% 22%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.64
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions Office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (17%)
    Social Sciences (13%)
    Health Professions (12%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (8%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Physical Sciences (6%)
    Education (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Foreign Languages (3%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (3%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (3%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    History (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (1%)
    Engineering
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $32,951

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$48,348
    Books & Supplies$1,230
    Cost of Living$12,158
    Personal Expenses$1,970
     
    Sticker Price$63,706

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship100%$30,434
    Federal Grants14%$5,361
    Pell Grants14%$4,459
    Other Federal13%$995
    State & Local Grants26%$7,594
    Institutional Grants100%$27,653
     
    Student Loans36%$7,584
    Federal Loans36%$5,358
    Other Loans5%$18,442

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $661 Million $224,159

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $26,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,500 $276

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 614 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $51,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.97 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 73% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    The ATL Showcase
    May 31 '19
    GA: Milton
       
       
     
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
       
       
     
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 7
    Fondling 3 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 7 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 9 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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