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Ferrum College
Ferrum College 215 Ferrum Mountain Road Ferrum, VA 24088 Phone: (540) 365-2121
  • General Information
    About Ferrum College

    Ferrum College is a liberal arts institution founded on Christian principles and related to the United Methodist Church. It is our mission to educate students in the disciplines of higher learning and to help them be thoughtful and perceptive, to be articulate and professionally capable, and to be caring and concerned citizens of their community, nation, and world. We therefore commit ourselves to developing the whole student, both in openness to a wide range of intellectual discovery, and in the physical, spiritual, and social aspects of life. Our campus environment supports service to others and the development of a personal code of values. Toward these ends, we expect all members of the campus community to treat each other with compassion, to respect each other's diverse qualities and backgrounds, and to support each other in the common pursuit of insight and discovery. In all these endeavors, we encourage students, faculty, and staff to appreciate excellence and to dedicate themselves to achieving it.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • United Methodist
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Rural: Distant
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 2,427
    Percent Admitted 80%
    Men Admitted 79%
    Women Admitted 80%
    Full Time Retention Rate 51%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 400 490
      Math 400 490
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 16 20
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,447
    Native American 6.0
    Asian 7.0
    African American 377.0
    Hispanic 31.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,458
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0

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