That Endure

Furman aims to become the model for what the world needs today from a university: a center of learning that reinvigorates the notion that the private good of educated individuals must inevitably accrue to the public good of community well-being.

Our faculty, staff, alumni, and community members will guide students on a personalized trajectory that helps them discern their calling and discover deeply satisfying careers, address critical social issues, and improve the well-being of their communities.

The power of this journey will come from our ability to move forward as a connected community network: embracing and seeking out diversity of talent, experience, perspective, and identity as we work together to prepare our students to enter a complex and ever-changing world.

This bold, new vision will demonstrate the relevance and value of a liberal arts education and will establish Furman as a model for a transformative student experience by:

To achieve our ambitions, we must move forward together as a connected community network:

Elements of The Furman Advantage

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Our Vision

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.