Tuition & Fees

$31,915

$31,915

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
3%
500-599
16%
400-499
48%
300-399
30%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
3%
500-599
18%
400-499
43%
300-399
31%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
3%
500-599
10%
400-499
45%
300-399
38%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
22%
12-17
53%
6-11
12%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
28%
12-17
63%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
12%
18-23
36%
12-17
52%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

55%

45%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,203
Declined + 817
Total Received 3,020
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Private (nonprofit)

1,334

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Health/human Performance
  3. Health Sciences
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Codes

SAT 5213
ACT 4352

School Facts

Ferrum, founded in 1913, is a private church-affiliated college. Its 740-acre campus is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,334
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Ferrum, VA

740-acre campus in Ferrum (population: 2,043), 30 miles from Roanoke. Major airport and bus serve Roanoke; train serves Lynchburg (75 miles).

Ferrum College
215 Ferrum Mountain Road
Ferrum, VA 24088

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
16%
Top 1/2
46%
Bottom 1/2
54%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
3%
500-599
16%
400-499
48%
300-399
30%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
3%
500-599
18%
400-499
43%
300-399
31%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
3%
500-599
10%
400-499
45%
300-399
38%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
22%
12-17
53%
6-11
12%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
28%
12-17
63%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
12%
18-23
36%
12-17
52%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,203
Declined + 817
Total Received 3,020

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Gilda Q. Woods
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management & Dean of Admissions
P: 800 868-9797
F: 540 365-4243
admissions@ferrum.edu

Cost

Tuition $31,800
Room & board $11,090
Additional fees $115
Books & supplies $800
Total $43,805
Average Financial Aid - $30,418
Total with Avg. Aid $13,387

Financial Aid

72%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,418

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,754,006
State $3,543,983
Institutional $24,983,696
Other external
Total $33,281,685

Non-need-based

Federal $1,780
State $183,300
Institutional $1,018,916
Other external
Total $1,203,996

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
USA South Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agriculture
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Democracy/Justice/Civic Engagement
English
Environmental Planning/Development
Environmental Studies
Health Sciences
Health/Human Performance
History
International Studies
Liberal Arts
Mathematical Science
Media/Communication
Philosophy
Political Science
Pre-Professional Science
Psychology
Recreation Leadership
Religion
Social Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

100%

1,334
students

Female
45%
599

Male
55%
735

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,311
students

Female
45%
585

Male
55%
726

undergraduatePart-time

2%

23
students

Female
61%
14

Male
39%
9

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
33%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Africa
China
Ethiopia
Ireland
Russia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
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