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Ferrum College Demographics & Diversity

Ferrum, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Ferrum College are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 48% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Ferrum College students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 34%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 28% more male students than female students enrolled at Ferrum College with a gender ratio of 56% men to 44% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Ferrum College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Ferrum College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 56%
Women 44%
Enrollment by gender for Ferrum College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 630
Women 494

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Ferrum College serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 75 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Ferrum College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 75%
Out of State 23%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,937 per year

61% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,124
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.5%
Part time Undergrads 1.3%

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