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Ferrum, founded in 1913, is a church-affiliated college. Its 720-acre campus is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia.

Website: www.ferrum.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,050
Undergraduate
Students
(43.0%) 451 Women
(57.0%) 599 Men
0
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 3,770 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
 
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.04
SAT Math
420-520 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
440-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
16-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$52,145
Tuition and Fees
$36,695
Room and Board
$12,400
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$31,866
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,721
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
74
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
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Campus Life

Ferrum Population
2,043
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
90% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Panther
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3% Asian
30.6% Black/African-American
5.5% Hispanic/Latino
6.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.5% White
2.2% Unknown
International Students
2.1%
First-Year Students Returning
54.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
22.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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