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Ferrum College Stats, Info and Facts

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1,484 students

70% admitted

  • 1,458 full time
  • 26 part time
  • 781 men full time
  • 677 women full time
  • 3,050 applied
  • 2,103 admitted
  • 635 enrolled

1,474 Undergraduates

$29,680 tuition/year

  • 10 Non-Degree
  • $29,680 in state
  • $115 fees
  • $9,970 room & board
  • $800 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: United Methodist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Rural area, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Panther
School Colors: Black and Gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Davian from Clinton, MD
  • 0
  • Ferrum College, is a great school to attend, because they have very dedicated teachers that are willing to help 24/7. Ferrum also has a vast verity of activities to keep…

  • Mar-27-2012 Read More
  • Mark from Clifton, VA
  • 0
  • Ferrum College is a small liberal arts college nestled in the mountains of southern Virginia. Classes are small and personal with easy relationships forming between the professors and students. Ferrum…

  • Apr-15-2012 Read More
  • Eboni from Cary, NC
  • 0
  • It is a very nice school. It has a lot of activities for students to engage in. There are a lot of nice people on campus also.…

  • May-12-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Ferrum College is a liberal arts institution founded on Christian principles and related to the United Methodist Church. It is our mission to educate students in the disciplines of higher learning and to help them be thoughtful and perceptive, to be articulate and professionally capable, and to be caring and concerned citizens of their community, nation, and world. We therefore commit ourselves to developing the whole student, both in openness to a wide range of intellectual discovery, and in the physical, spiritual, and social aspects of life. Our campus environment supports service to others and the development of a personal code of values. Toward these ends, we expect all members of the campus community to treat each other with compassion, to respect each other's diverse qualities and backgrounds, and to support each other in the common pursuit of insight and discovery. In all these endeavors, we encourage students, faculty,

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • ariel from Richmond, VA
  • Sep-06-2010 I am a current student here

    Ferrrum is in the middle of no where so they have a lot of programs set up so you wont be bored so all you have to do is step out of your dorm room.

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  • 5
  • Erin from Roanoke, VA
  • Dec-29-2009 I am a current student here

    I personally love the college! It is a great get away surrounded by forests and nature is everywhere you look. Of course, being in the middle of no where Ferrum Virginia can lend its hassles too. The closest commercialized area is Rocky Mount, which is about ten to fifteen minutes away from the campus. The positive of being out in Ferrum is that it is like being in our own little community. The campus is really close and you are able to make many friends with the tight community. You are able to stand out more in a small crowd than in a big sea like at the bigger universities.

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