Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA, USA
3.53 Average Rating

Ferrum College is a 4-year liberal arts college in rural southwestern Virginia affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Ferrum hosts schools of Arts & Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences granting bachelor’s degrees in 30 academic majors and the college is home to the second-oldest Environmental Science program in the nation. To provide a break from the classroom, the Ferrum Outdoors program sponsors excursions into the surrounding area for activities such as rock climbing, snowboarding, and disc golf. Additionally, Ferrum College is home to the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum hosting the annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Methodist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
72%
Out-Of-State Students
19%
0
100
72%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 17
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 881
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,137
Total Number of Undergrads
1,137
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
14%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
25%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,798
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$33,025
Out-of-State Tuition
$33,025
0
100
73%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%
Average Aid Per Year
$28,940
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
56%
44%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Suburb or town
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Washington
Roanoke
University Of Richmond
Norfolk
Lynchburg
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.53 Average Rating
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 students happy and active in the community. Last Ferrum College, helps build character, and leaderships skills with there internship programs.
Davian from Clinton, MD
Small campus where the teachers make you their priority. Help is always available for those who need it. Everyone on campus supports you from academics to sports.
Anneleisse from Castle Rock, CO

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