Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA

Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$36,695

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
430
75th
520
25th
480
75th
21
25th
17
75th
21
25th
15
75th
19
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

57%

male

43%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,431
Declined 775
Total Received 3,206
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Private

1,086

undergraduate students

10

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Ferrum College, 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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,086
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

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

  • Campus Setting: Rural community

Ferrum College
215 Ferrum Mountain Road
Ferrum, VA
24088

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
90%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
1%
Top 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
430
75th
520
25th
480
75th
21
25th
17
75th
21
25th
15
75th
19
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,431
Declined 775
Total Received 3,206

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

99%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$33,669

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,480
Room & board $12,400
Additional fees $215
Books & supplies $800
Total $49,895
Average Financial Aid - $33,669
Total with Avg. Aid $16,226

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,317,655
State $2,206,031
Institutional $19,353,799
Other external $431,408
Total $25,308,893

Non-need-based

Federal
State $133,216
Institutional $1,199,589
Other external $4,250
Total $1,337,055
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 868-9797
F: 540 365-4266
finaid@ferrum.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Equestrian
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance, flag football, indoor volleyball, kickball, powderpuff football, soccer, softball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
USA South Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
General Studies.
Graphic Design.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History, General.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Russian Language and Literature.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Health/human Performance

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other

1,086

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,086
students

Female
43%
471

Male
57%
615

1%

10
students

Female
60%
6

Male
40%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,064
students

Female
43%
456

Male
57%
608

3%

22
students

Female
69%
15

Male
31%
7

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
29%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

15%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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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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