Furman University Rankings

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Overall Experience
Oldest Colleges 55out of 547
Highest Tuition 91out of 1,856
Most Content Freshmen 91out of 272
Highest-Ranked High School Students 95out of 446
Most Transfer Students 358out of 425
Most Applicants Per Year 410out of 1,681
Most Expensive On-Campus Living 424out of 1,710
Best Overall Student Experience 586out of 1,380
Most Freshmen 586out of 1,682
Most Full-Time Students 676out of 2,191
Best Social Scene 927out of 1,378
Most Part-Time Students 1130out of 2,156
Hardest to Get In 1215out of 1,669
If I Could Do It All Over Again 1286out of 1,420
Academics B+
Smartest Professors 84out of 1,392
Professors Most Interested in Classes 237out of 1,391
Most Caring Professors 363out of 1,390
Best Technology in the Classroom 511out of 1,390
Best Use of Teaching Assistants 592out of 1,381
Most Available Classes 827out of 1,395
Best Academic Advisers 847out of 1,391
Best Registration Process 1052out of 1,394
Best Course Variety 1251out of 1,394
Most Flexible Curriculums 1275out of 1,394
Best Online Course Options 1308out of 1,385
Most Manageable Workloads 1379out of 1,394
Athletics C+
Best Intramural Sports 402out of 1,367
Most Active Varsity Sports 1173out of 1,368
Campus Dining B
Best Vegetarian/Vegan-Friendly Options 239out of 1,388
Healthiest Dining Options 251out of 1,391
Best Quality Food 586out of 1,392
Best Ethnic/Kosher Options 640out of 1,392
Best Cafeteria Variety 658out of 1,390
Best Late-Night Dining Options 820out of 1,389
Campus Housing B+
Cleanest Dorms 195out of 1,382
Most Spacious Dorms 315out of 1,378
Shortest Walk to Class 523out of 1,380
Best Dorm Atmosphere 835out of 1,380
Campus Strictness C
Strictest Honor Code 329out of 1,380
Most Lenient Parking 1107out of 1,380
Best Campus Police 1338out of 1,406
Computers B-
Best Computer Availability 589out of 1,416
Best Network Reliability 1111out of 1,415
Fastest Internet 1155out of 1,414
Best Wireless Availability 1198out of 1,414
Diversity C
Most Conservative Schools 299out of 1,394
Most Liberal Schools 1127out of 1,394
Most Open-Minded Schools 1347out of 1,401
Drug Safety B-
Most Drug-Free Campuses 580out of 1,338
Least Underage Drinkers 608out of 1,339
Most Social Drinkers 667out of 1,333
Best Schools for Non-Drinkers 676out of 1,333
Least Peer-Pressured Students 910out of 1,307
Facilities A-
Greenest Campuses 52out of 1,366
Best Library 160out of 1,380
Best Performance Venues 396out of 1,368
Best Student Centers 979out of 1,380
Best Athletic Facilities 1041out of 1,376
Girls B+
Most Religious Girls 150out of 1,344
Hottest Girls 174out of 1,345
Smartest Girls 217out of 1,344
Most Athletic Girls 227out of 1,346
Friendliest Girls 435out of 1,350
Party Girls 1105out of 1,342
Most Creative/Artsy Girls 1265out of 1,345
Greek Life C+
Where Greek Life Rules 292out of 1,254
Most Selective Greek Organizations 685out of 1,181
Best Greek Housing 1017out of 1,253
Best Greek/Non-Greek Relations 1149out of 1,172
Guys A-
Smartest Guys 126out of 1,331
Most Religious Guys 212out of 1,329
Hottest Guys 242out of 1,332
Party Guys 508out of 1,332
Most Athletic Guys 510out of 1,334
Friendliest Guys 561out of 1,334
Most Creative/Artsy Guys 1281out of 1,328
Health & Safety A-
Safest Campuses 161out of 1,385
Best Student Health Center 935out of 1,368
Most Visible Campus Police 1174out of 1,400
Local Atmosphere B+
Most Affordable Campus Towns 107out of 1,417
Safest Surroundings 113out of 1,421
Most Scenic Campuses 230out of 1,418
Friendliest Townies/Locals 243out of 1,419
Best School Dining 503out of 1,417
Best Shopping Centers 555out of 1,419
Best Areas to Live In After Graduation 631out of 1,420
Best Pro Sports Teams 706out of 1,415
Best Proximity to Other Schools 783out of 1,407
Most Exciting Nightlife 784out of 1,414
Best Schools for City Living 856out of 1,417
Most Museums/Cultural Attractions 968out of 1,419
Nightlife C+
Biggest Party Schools 474out of 1,372
Best Drink Prices 679out of 1,323
Tamest Party Scenes 899out of 1,372
Off-Campus Dining A
Best Off-Campus Dining Variety 230out of 1,433
Best Off-Campus Dining Cost 234out of 1,393
Off-Campus Housing C-
Best Off-Campus Housing Options 1334out of 1,362
Parking B+
Best Parking Availability 253out of 1,392
Best Off-Campus Parking 488out of 1,398
Most Reasonable Permit Costs 619out of 1,386
Transportation B
Best Car Campuses 185out of 1,390
Best Campus Transit 560out of 1,369
Most Easily Accessible Town 941out of 1,392
Weather B
Hottest Summers 127out of 503
Coldest Winters 366out of 503

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