Ferrum College Overview

Student population

Address215 Ferrum Mountain Road
Ferrum, VA
School Websitewww.ferrum.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Ferrum College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Ferrum, Virginia that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,927 students applied to Ferrum College. Of those students, 2,961 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Ferrum College was $34,060, in addition to fees of $115. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Ferrum College.

Ferrum College has a 27% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Ferrum College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Ferrum College acceptance rate is 75%. To put this into perspective, 2,961 of the 3,927 students who applied to Ferrum College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Ferrum College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Ferrum College had an SAT score between the range of 870 and 1,053. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Ferrum College was between 17 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Ferrum College as part of their application.

Ferrum College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Ferrum College, the tuition for in-state residents is $34,060. Combined with fees of $115, room and board costs of $11,875, other expenses of $1,680 and the $800 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $34,175 in tuition.

Students at Ferrum College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Ferrum College was $5,049 last year, with 66% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Ferrum College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Ferrum College.

Ferrum College has a good gender split, with 44% of undergraduates being female and 56% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Virginia residents; in fact, 75% of all students reside in Virginia. However, 23% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Ferrum College is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Ferrum College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
EDUCATION
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PSYCHOLOGY
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY

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