Ferrum College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Spilman-Daniel House

PO Box 1000, 215 Ferrum Mountain Road

Ferrum, VA 24088

(540) 365-4290

(800) 868-9797

Fax: (540) 365-4266



Contact: Gilda Woods

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 1000

Ferrum, VA 24088

(540) 365-2121

www.ferrum.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,383

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 582

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,367

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 55%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business B
Horticulture Science B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Education – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health Services – General B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Ferrum College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(540) 365-2121
Website:www.ferrum.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.ferrum.edu/admissions/prospective_students/apply/index.html
Address:215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, VA 24088-9000
Setting:42
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,294
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):32%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,148 (89% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$31,915
Out-of-state Tuition:$31,915
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$25,548

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Ferrum College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Ferrum College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs2
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total28

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Ferrum College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Ferrum College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$31,915
Out-of-state$31,915
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid423100%
Grant or scholarship aid41498%$25,548
Student loan aid39593%$7,567

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,30198%$23,359
Federal student loans1,16587%$7,871

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Ferrum College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Ferrum College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,3271,6581,669
Percent admitted100%70%74%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%17%11%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Ferrum College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,294
Undergraduate enrollment1,294
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Ferrum College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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