Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.02
Liaison Laura Bain
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

Furman University
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 4.00 Laura Bain
Associate Director of Sustainability Assessment
David E. Shi Center for Sustainability
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
83.08

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
57.82

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
13.70

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
77

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

Furman University meets 100% of the demonstrated need of students who enter Furman from the Bridges to a Brighter Future program.

New in 2021: Marjorie Schmidt Scholarship - full scholarship for female African American student preparing for a career in sustainability or environmental science


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