Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA

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Ferrum College

Ferrum College Student Essentials

Ferrum College Student Essentials
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

About Ferrum College

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.

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Ferrum College Map & Location

Ferrum College
215 Ferrum Mountain Road
Ferrum, VA 24088


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Getting Around Ferrum College

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Ferrum, VA

Winter
Dec
49
27
Jan
46
25
Feb
50
26
Spring
Mar
58
33
Apr
68
41
May
76
50
Summer
Jun
83
59
Jul
86
64
Aug
85
62
Fall
Sep
78
55
Oct
69
43
Nov
60
34

Students

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

Ethnic Diversity:

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

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 93%
Part-Time 7%
Women 41%
Men 59%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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