From its position as a top-ranked independent, coeducational liberal arts college of 2,600, Furman University takes great pride in its impressive 750-acre campus, its gifted student body, its distinguished and active faculty, and in the many notable accomplishments of its alumni. Furman emphasizes engaged learning, a hands-on, problem solving and collaborative educational philosophy that encourages students to put into practice the theories and methods learning from texts and lectures.
From Charlotte, N.C. and points northeast
Take I-85 to I-385 North toward downtown Greenville. Pass the Bi-Lo Center on the right, staying on the same road (which becomes Beattie Place, then College Street). One street after East North Street, bear right onto US 276 West toward Travelers Rest. Continue five miles to the Furman exit.
From Atlanta, Ga. and points southwest
Take I-85 to I-185 North, toward downtown Greenville (exit 42). Follow I-185 into Greenville (continuing straight as the road becomes Mills Avenue, then Church Street). Turn left onto Beattie Place (which becomes College Street). One street after East North Street, bear right onto US 276 West toward Travelers Rest. Continue five miles to the Furman exit.
From Columbia, S.C. and points southeast
Take I-26 to I-385 North toward downtown Greenville. Travel approximately 43 miles into downtown Greenville on I-385. Go past the Bi-Lo Center on the right. This road becomes Beattie Place, then College Street. Follow this road until bearing right onto US 276 toward Travelers Rest. Continue five miles to the Furman exit.
From Asheville, N.C. and points northwest
Take I-26 to Hendersonville, N.C., then US 25 South. In Travelers Rest, bear left onto US 276 to Greenville, just past the Hampton Inn. Stay on US 276 one mile to the Furman exit.
To Get to Furman by Air
The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport services most major airlines and/or commuter flights from around the country and includes direct flights from Atlanta, Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Philadelphia, Newark, Cincinnati, Toronto, and Munich, Germany.