Description

Ferrum College is a small school that offers liberal arts and professional academics, experiential learning opportunities, and the beautiful environment of the southern Blue Ridge Mountain region.

Located in Ferrum, Virginia, Ferrum College offers more than 30 programs of study in such diverse fields of study as:

  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Environmental Science
  • Literature
  • Theatre

Ferrum College academics also combine service and experiential learning opportunities, where students go out into the community and work at businesses and organizations in a position related to their field of study.

Campus life includes recreational and outdoor activities, campus festivals, and entertainment.

With Roanoke, Greensboro and other cities within short driving distance, students also have access to cultural, shopping and other activities of those cities.

The actual physical campus consists of historic buildings, on a naturally beautiful campus at the based of the Blue Ridge Mountains and in close proximity to a number of state parks, lakes and other natural reserves.

A high school diploma or GED is required for admission. Applications may be submitted online, along with the application fee.

Need-based aid programs award Pell grants, loans and work-study. Ferrum College also provides resource information for outside scholarships. Tuition payment plans are available as well.

Quick Facts about Ferrum College

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Rural Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

United Methodist

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Panthers

Website

www.ferrum.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$26,260

Out-of-State Tuition

$26,260

Retention Rate

51%

Enrollment

1,397

Year Established

1913

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
1,397
Freshman Class
585
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
1,397

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
93%
Part-Time
7%

Gender of Students

Women
41%
Men
59%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
3%
African American
32%
Caucasian
53%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
10%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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