Furman University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Furman University ranks better than only 37% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Furman University ranks better than only 43% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Bachelor's Degrees

Furman University ranks higher than 37% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 16% Not Reported $40,647 16%
Area Studies 2% Not Reported $16,478 2%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 76% $23,250 $49,084 76%
Communication and Media Studies 89% $24,460 $41,295 89%
Computer Science 53% Not Reported $69,338 53%
Economics 84% Not Reported $60,094 84%
English Language and Literature, General 1% Not Reported $16,921 1%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 4% $22,957 $20,921 4%
Music 18% $24,172 $21,234 18%
Political Science and Government 34% $26,294 $32,391 34%
Religion/Religious Studies 16% Not Reported $18,315 16%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4% $25,500 $20,140 4%
Sociology 59% Not Reported $33,809 59%

Furman University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

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

Luis Gonzales 3/25/2017

I loved my time at Furman. The diversity of students is lacking and does not represent the actual workforce which is a disservice to the students. It can also be intimidating for students of color to go to a school that is predominately white. I believe that Furman is trying to be more inclusive and is wanting to increase diversity. The campus is beautiful, the social life is active , and the professors are brilliant and engaging. I love Furman , I would do another four years in a heart beat.