Ferrum College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Virginia


Ferrum offers 33 areas of study ranging from business and environmental science to teacher education and criminal justice, campus-wide wireless Internet, small class sizes, and a dedicated faculty. Is Ferrum right for you? Start exploring Ferrum College now!

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1397
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1397
Faculty: 69

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

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Contact Information

Spilman-Daniel House PO Box 1000
Ferrum Virginia 24088

Website: http://www.ferrum.edu

Main Email: admissions@ferrum.edu

Main Phone: 800-868-9797

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Kari Frenz
Admissions Counselor, Admissions Office

Transfer Services Contact:
Yvonne Walker
Registrar, Registrar's Office

International Admissions Contact:
Gilda Woods
Director of Admissions, Admissions Office

Athletics Contact:
Gail Holley
Athletics Office Manager, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Cumulative 2.0 GPA on all college work attempted.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
All courses which correspond to those offered at Ferrum, and which have been passed with a "C" or better grade, will be accepted for credit towards graduation.

Credits (Min/Max):
There is no minimum number of credits accepted, however at least 32 of the last 64 credit hours and 50% of the hours required for a major and minor(s) must be completed at Ferrum.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT results are required if a student has completed fewer than 24 credits, or has been out of high school for less than one year.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Letters of Recommendation are not required, but can be included at the student's discretion.

Essay(s) required:
An essay is not required.

Application Fee:
The application fee is $25.00. If the student visits campus either during an Open House, or schedules a private visit, the fee will be waived.

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 245

Transfers Accepted: 122

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 49%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2009



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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Financial Aid Website: http://www.ferrum.edu/financialaid/ Scholarship calculator: http://www.ferrum.edu/financialaid/scholarshipcalc/

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