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Ferrum College
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  • 4 Year
  • FERRUM, VA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

215 FERRUM MOUNTAIN RD
FERRUM, VA 24088
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
From Ferrum College

At Ferrum College, we believe in providing unique opportunities and an excellent educational experience that will transform our students’ lives within a welcoming, supportive community. We want our students, from all walks of life, to be empowered to discover their potential, achieve their goals, and make a difference in their communities.

The Ferrum experience is rich with opportunities for internships, hands-on learning, international and domestic travel, scholars programs, personal development, and service to the community.

What makes people most memorable to you? Most likely, it is because they somehow impacted your life in a big way. The same goes for the college you choose.

At Ferrum College, we want to make a positive, lasting impression on our students’ education and lives in everything we do. We want you to not only achieve self-fulfillment but also feel equipped to embrace our “Not Self, But Others” motto.

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Ferrum College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
920-1180
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,278 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$29,653 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 21 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 25 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 25 responses

Majors

Criminal Justice at Ferrum College

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The Criminal Justice program is designed to prepare students for careers in law, law enforcement, administration of justice, and social science research. Students gain experience from internships through local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies. Students develop leadership skills and professionalism through membership in the American Criminal Justice Association.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    39%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
842 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
21
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
63%
Varsity Athletes
54%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • You cant classify them by one word
    70%
  • Student-Athlete
    20%
  • Unique
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
36%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 25 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 34 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Small but quiet
    38%
  • Small
    23%
  • Small but we are one big family
    23%
  • Can get loud
    8%
  • Home away from home
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 14 responses

Ferrum College Reviews

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