18.6 percent of Furman students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017


In 2016-2017, 18.6 percentage of Furman students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Furman has 2,734 undergraduate students, of which 59 percent are women and 41 percent are men, and a total student body of 2,949 students. Of these students, 347 men and 201 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Furman with the most participants are all track combined (119), football (103) and lacrosse (101).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
60
59
119
Football
103
0
103
Lacrosse
66
35
101
Soccer
32
34
66
Baseball
46
0
46
Basketball
15
14
29
Golf
15
9
24
Softball
0
23
23
Tennis
10
11
21
Volleyball
0
16
16

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