|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
The acceptance rate at Ferrum College is 76%. It ranks #26 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Ferrum College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,431 out of 3,206 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 78 percent (SAT 910/1060 ACT 15/19). Ferrum College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.0. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Ferrum College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 46% of students submitted SAT scores and 15% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||430|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||910|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||520|
|SAT Composite 75th||1060|
|Average SAT Score||990|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ferrum College?
Ferrum College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 830. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. Ferrum College ranks #31 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1060 and Above||Good||>84%|
|985 to 1060||Avg +||76%-84%|
|910 to 985||Avg -||65%-76%|
|835 to 910||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 835||Low||<52%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||19|
|Average ACT Score||17|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Ferrum College?
Admission data indicates that Ferrum College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 17 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 19 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ferrum College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|19 and Above||Good||>84%|
|17 to 19||Avg +||76%-84%|
|15 to 17||Avg -||65%-76%|
|13 to 15||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 13||Low||<52%|
What GPA do you need to get into Ferrum College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Ferrum College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ferrum College was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #38 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.0 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Ferrum College accepts 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||7.0%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||8.0%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.49||9.0%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.24||15.0%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.99||28.0%||Avg -|
|2.00 to 2.49||23.0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||2.0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||8%||16%||12%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Ferrum College is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Ferrum College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232089 IPEDS survey data for Ferrum College.
46% of students submit their SAT scores to Ferrum College. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
76% of those who apply are granted admission to Ferrum College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1060. 46% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 19. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.