1,451
Students
Financial aid thermometer
30,418
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Ferrum College is a 4-year institution located in Ferrum, VA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address Spilman-Daniel House
PO Box 1000
Ferrum, VA  24088-9001
United States
Contact Ms. Gilda Q. Woods
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@ferrum.edu
Phone: 540-365-4290
Fax: 540-365-4266

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,286
Applied
2,409
Accepted
1,451
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

1,600
Females Applied
1,175
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,686
Males Applied
1,234
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
2.88
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 16 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,060
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Fees

115
Full-time student fees
11,570
Room & board

Financial Aid

30,418
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,117
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,653
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,576
Avg. Loan Aid
12,087
Avg. Grant Aid
12,783
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,451
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.31%
Black or African American 30.38%
White or Caucasian 54.54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 0.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 4.82%
Other 2.93%

Gender

Male (52.79%)
Female (47.21%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 89%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Folklife Festival and Spring Fling

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Agriculture Club, BACCHUS, Panther Productions, African American Student Association and Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

116
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 78
Part-time - 38