Furman University Rankings by Salary Score

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Salary and Debt by Major at Furman University

We calculated a Salary Score for each of Furman University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Furman University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Score ™ for Furman University Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 16 94% 94% Not Reported $40,650 16
Area Studies 2 79% 79% Not Reported $16,480 2
Business Administration, Management and Operations 76 93% 93% $23,250 $49,080 76
Communication and Media Studies 89 94% 94% $24,460 $41,300 89
Computer Science 53 100% 100% Not Reported $69,340 53
Economics 84 94% 94% Not Reported $60,090 84
English Language and Literature, General 1 93% 93% Not Reported $16,920 1
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 4 86% 86% $22,960 $20,920 4
Music 18 100% 100% $24,170 $21,230 18
Political Science and Government 34 100% 100% $26,290 $32,390 34
Religion/Religious Studies 16 93% 93% Not Reported $18,320 16
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 100% 100% $25,500 $20,140 4
Sociology 59 100% 100% Not Reported $33,810 59

Most Recent Reviews

J. W. 73 9/15/2021

As an alumni and physician, I feel that Furman's demise is sad. The motto has gone from learning and Christ, to woke victimhood with so called safe spaces where the communist race based lies are intellectually unassailable. Under its current president, the university has adopted the Marxist lies that seek to destroy personal exceptionalism, scholarship, and merit based performance with group identity and victimhood. Instead of teaching how to think, Furman's woke professors are teaching students what to think... Read More

CollGrad2021Furman 5/22/2020

Furman is a great college if you care about a quality education and that's it. Furman doesn't really provide the avenues for success that other institutions can afford too. I'm currently a rising senior and I can safely say that if I were in your shoes right now that I would not pick Furman University for the next four years. I strongly considered transferring after sophomore year after I hit a brick wall both mentally and academically. I was almost prepared to start over from scratch and looking back I might... Read More