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Ferrum College

215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, VA

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Ferrum College is a nonprofit private university that has many degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Ferrum, VA, in a predominantly rural area. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Approximately 1,500 students are enrolled yearly at Ferrum College.

Areas of study available at Ferrum College include but are not limited to:

  • Security And Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Education
  • Public Administration And Social Services

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. Very common test scores among applicants accepted to this school are within the range of 16 to 21 for the ACT exam, or 780 to 980 for the SAT exam. 78% of those students that apply are admitted to Ferrum College, of which 26% choose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at ferrum.edu.

Tuition is approximately $29,000 per year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's net price calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements.

The mascot for Ferrum College is the "Panthers", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through oversight by the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Students may visit the school's http://www.ferrum.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates Ferrum College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Ferrum College is around 1,300 students. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 32% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $31,000-$37,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $620 to $740 per unit
  • The average estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is listed to be around $12,000, the amount includes nineteen meals per week

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$24,297
Receiving Student Loans99%$7,772
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Ferrum College may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Ferrum College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 32%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years20%
Graduating in 5 Years12%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Ferrum College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Usa South Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Usa South Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Usa South Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Ferrum College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Ferrum College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
72.95%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$21,919