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Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations, General Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Programming/programmer, General Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,671
Applied
1,277
Accepted
864
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

726
Females Applied
554
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

945
Males Applied
723
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.14
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
Fall freshmen September 15th September 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 590
SAT Math 440 590
ACT Composite 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,480
Private
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Fees

800
Full-time student fees
12,910
Room & board

Student Body

864
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.83%
Black or African American 25.06%
White or Caucasian 49.65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 0.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 6.41%
Other 9.56%

Gender

Male (59.14%)
Female (40.86%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
International housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 86%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Folklife Festival and Spring Fling

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Faculty

104
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 61
Part-time - 43
Male - 43
Female - 61
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