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Academic Rigor
4.2609
Dorm Life
3.5200
Food and Dining
3.1200
Bang for the buck
2.7692
Clubs and Activities
4.1667
Campus Safety
4.2500
Most Helpful Review for Ferrum College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Erin from Roanoke, VA
  • 14 out of 14 people found this review helpful

Being a first year student at Ferrum College I am learning not only in an academical sense, but I am learning much about myself. I am learning my weaknesses and strengths through the school work and my involvement in activities on the campus. The teachers are very accessible and express a desire to help their students learn. This makes the educational experience both enjoyable and rewarding. As for learning more about myself, the campus offers many opportunities for all students to get involved in clubs, co-ed sports, college level sports, and many other activities. By getting involved in the activities...

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  • Christa from Martinsville, VA
  • Apr-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Ferrum is an amazing campus where you feel like family. Teachers learn your name in small classes, and always answer questions. I love this school.

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  • Michaela from Altavista, VA
  • Mar-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Ferrum College is the best decision that I choose to go to continue further on my education. The teachers and staff are wonderful and are there to help you even if you think their not, plus the students here are friendly. A small college full of wonderful people, who couldn't ask for a better school?

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  • Kevon from Richmond, VA
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Ferrum College is a decent school, but definitely one that should be considered as a last resort option. For the asking price, the dorms are small and cramped, the dining hall is low quality, and there is little to know activity options outside sports and the on campus YMCA.

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  • Ferrum Student from Richmond VA
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    DO NOT GO TO THIS SCHOOL! COACHES LIE, ADMISSIONS LIE, AND TEACHERS LIE! No matter what you are told and how nice and great they seem, it's just a scam to get you and your money here! Once you are here it is like JAIL!

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  • EX Virginia Student
  • Aug-14-2013 I am a past student here

    Well, Ferrum is in the middle of no where...if you like the deep country then you will be just fine...

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  • J from VA.
  • Aug-01-2013 I am a current student here

    Ferrum College is a beautiful campus. Ferrum College has something for everyone. Anyone who says anything negative about it have either dropped out, transferred, or stay cooped up in their rooms.

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  • Gabriella from Chesapeake, VA
  • May-28-2013 I am a current student here

    This college has a great Science and Criminal Justice Departments. Off in the country and surrounded by beautiful mountains and wildlife. Small but overall great campus.

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  • Brooke from Rocky Mount, VA
  • Nov-14-2012 I am a current student here

    Over all my experience at Ferrum College has been a positive one. If you are looking for a smaller campus with a small town feel to it, Ferrum College is the place for you. With approximately 1,500 students, everyone becomes friends quickly, allowing each student to feel at home at an early stage within the school year.

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  • Zachary from Scotland, MD
  • Oct-04-2012 I am a current student here

    Ferrum College is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. There are many activities to participate in on campus. Ferrum is a great place to get a degree and have fun all in the same time frame.

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