Prospective Students Furman University

Interested in a career in art criticism? Graphic illustration? Museum studies? At Furman, you can tailor your degree to prepare you for any job in the arts. Our studio art majors can choose from electives that include book arts, photography, and graphic design, while our research-heavy art history program trains students to be strong writers. Upperclassmen—and even some underclassmen—are assigned private loft spaces, providing an individual workspace to allow the creative juices flow. And the faculty-to-student ratio provides attention and collaboration unavailable at larger schools.

With a talented faculty, top-notch facilities and studios, a foundation in the liberal arts, and exciting opportunities to hone your skills through study away, research and internships, Furman's art program will prepare you for any artistic endeavor.

Portfolio Day

High school students are welcome to tour our campus and have their portfolio reviewed by our faculty. Visit us.

Scholarships and aid

We offer several scholarships for freshmen that may carry over throughout their undergraduate career. Find out more.

Summer scholars

For a taste of college life, we welcome high school seniors and juniors to attend Summer Scholars, a one- to two-week program that gives them the chance to study art the way Furman students do. Visit the Summer Scholars site.

Career opportunities

Our alumni are highly sought-after in all fields of art, from graphic design to art history. Find your career.

Research and internship opportunities

We encourage undergraduates to join faculty-led research projects and partner with a diverse array of studios, galleries, and companies looking for interns. Learn with us.

Meet our faculty

Our small student-faculty ratio and diverse, talented team of professors and staff are the reason our art program is one of the most acclaimed in the Southeast. Meet our faculty.

State-of-the-art facilities

As an undergraduate, you'll have 24-hour access to our facilities, which include private loft spaces, a digital imaging lab, a graphic design studio, and a sculpture studio. View our facilities.

Apply to Furman

Ready to declare your art major? The first step is applying to Furman with our Common Application. Visit the Admission site.

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Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

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