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Ferrum College

Ferrum, Virginia

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Student Population
Ferrum College overview
Location Ferrum, Virginia
Online ferrum.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Rural
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Ferrum College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Ferrum, Virginia, Ferrum College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,770 prospective students applied, and 2,758 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 355 enrolled in the school.  1,104 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 20 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $35,250 plus fees of $115. Ferrum College is ranked 1005 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Ferrum College is rated within the lower 23% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 860/1060
ACT 16/21
GPA 2.81
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Ferrum College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$115
Room and Board $11,980
Budget for Other Expenses$2,570
Total One Year Cost$50,715

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$39,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
31% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ferrum College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 10%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%
Education 7%
Psychology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232089 IPEDS survey data for Ferrum College.

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