Ferrum College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Ferrum College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Ferrum College and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,322 out of 3,228 applicants were admitted making Ferrum College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 77 percent. Ferrum College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.
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Ferrum College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT46%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||930|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1040|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ferrum College?
Ferrum College typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #33 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1140 and Above||Good||>81%|
|1035 to 1140||Avg +||72%-81%|
|930 to 1035||Avg -||60%-72%|
|825 to 930||Reach||47%-60%|
|Less than 825||Low||<47%|
Ferrum College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT15%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||13|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #37 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ferrum College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>83%|
|18 to 22||Avg +||72%-83%|
|15 to 18||Avg -||62%-72%|
|12 to 15||Reach||51%-62%|
|Less than 12||Low||<51%|
Avg. High School GPA2.81
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into Ferrum College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ferrum College was 2.81 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #39 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Ferrum College accepts 72% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||6%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Good|
|2.75 to 3.00||29%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||31%||Avg -|
|2.25 to 2.50||4%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
52% of Ferrum College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||2%|
|Top 25% of class||15%|
|Top 50% of class||48%|
|Bottom 50% of class||52%|
|Bottom 25% of class||21%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||20%||16%|
What are the requirements for admission to Ferrum College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
46% of students submit their SAT scores to Ferrum College. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
72% of those who apply are granted admission to Ferrum College. Admission competition is low 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 930 and 1140. 46% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.