Ferrum College Rankings

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In the World#4492 of 14178
In North America#1245 of 2629
In the United States#1170 of 2528
In Virginia#31 of 63
In Ferrum#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
73%
Average SAT
960
Average ACT
19
Avg. cost to attend
$23,010 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
1,050
Male:Female Ratio
57:43
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Ferrum College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%71%75%
Applicants3,7701,9411,829
Admissions2,7581,3781,380
Freshmen enrolled full time355223132

56 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
253 or 71%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 860
or below

75% of them
had 1060
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Ferrum College are 860-1060 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
50 or 14%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Ferrum College are 16-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White550 (53%)
Black or African American314 (30%)
Two or more races70 (7%)
Hispanic56 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown24 (2%)
Nonresident Alien22 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.4%)
Asian3 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,010/year
Average aid awarded
$25,055
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$19,806
$30-48K$19,545
$48-75K$22,197
$75-110K$26,561
$110K+$27,542

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$35,250
Tuition in-state$35,250
Tuition out-of-state$35,250
Fee in-district$115
Fee in-state$115
Fee out-of-state$115

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,439
Combined charge for room and board$11,980

Ferrum College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching29
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General14
Environmental Science13
Business Administration and Management, General12
Accounting11
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management11
Agriculture, General11
Social Work10
Psychology, General9
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General9
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies8
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies8
Mass Communication & Media Studies7
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other7
Political Science and Government, General7
Forensic Science and Technology7
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies5
General Studies4
Fine & Studio Arts, General4
Mathematics, General3
Social Sciences, General2
Religion & Religious Studies2
History, General2
Computer Programming & Programmer, General2
Environmental Studies2
Chemistry, General2
Finance, General2
English Language and Literature, General1
Management Information Systems, General1
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance1
Russian Language and Literature1
Graphic Design1
Grand Total209
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate29%23%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 54%

Publications & Citations

Publications
169
Citations
3,511

Publication count by topic

Biology
33
Chemistry
17
Environmental science
15
Psychology
13
Sociology
12
Political science
12
Geography
11
Computer science
9
Philosophy
8
History
7
Art
6
Medicine
6
Business
5
Geology
2
Engineering
2
Economics
2
Mathematics
2
Materials science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Environmental science16661,372
History217510
Geography2898126
Political science338824
Sociology350834
Geology379714
Biology3974476
Medicine3995326
Chemistry4124365
Business420834
Economics441513
Psychology4448108
Mathematics544013
Computer science575916

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199003
199132
199205
199307
199412
199514
199636
199708
1998015
1999011
2000117
2001115
2002314
2003312
2004222
2005225
2006447
2007846
20086111
20094148
20102148
20116217
201212206
20138233
201414263
20154303
20162282
20177266
201819234
201918308
202010288

General info

Founded1913
WikipediaFerrum College
MottoNot Self, But Others
Colorsblack, gold, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff260
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address215 Ferrum Mountain Road
Ferrum, Virginia, 24088-9000
United States
City population2,000
Phone5403652121
Fax+1 (540) 365 4203

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