The Furman Advantage
Education That Transforms. Communities That Flourish.
Connections That Endure.
The Furman Advantage guarantees every student an unparalleled education that combines classroom learning with real-world experiences and self-discovery. This integrated four-year pathway prepares students for lives of purpose and accelerated career and community impact—demonstrating in concrete terms the value of a Furman education.
Elements of The Furman Advantage
Furman launches engaged learning guarantee connected to community
Furman University has announced an ambitious effort to transform the student experience and address critical community issues. The new strategic vision—called The Furman Advantage—will guarantee every incoming student the opportunity for an engaged learning experience that is tracked and integrated with their academic and professional goals.
Launched with $47 million from The Duke Endowment, The Furman Advantage combines a liberal arts education with immersive experiences outside the classroom, creating a personalized pathway that prepares students for lives of purpose, successful careers, and community benefit.
Pathways to Success
The Furman Advantage inspires every student to design and personalize their educational experience, taking a journey of self-discovery that empowers them to make a positive impact on the world. Our students and alumni share how this transformative and purposeful approach has shaped them—and where it’s taking them next.