Ferrum College

#6205 / #1696
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private college in Ferrum, Virginia, U.S.

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About Ferrum College

According to Wikipedia, Ferrum College is a private college in Ferrum, Virginia. The college was established in 1913 as the Ferrum Training School for primary and secondary education to serve the mountain communities of rural southwest Virginia before becoming Ferrum Junior College between 1940 and 1976. The school was founded by the United Methodist Church and gradually developed from primary to post-secondary education. Today, Ferrum enrolls around 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students and offers over 54 undergraduate majors and two graduate programs. Ferrum College's campus is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwestern Virginia, near Rocky Mount, Virginia, in Franklin County.

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Ferrum College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
3,206 76% 32% 960 18

How Much Does Ferrum College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $19,806
30K - 48K $19,545
48K - 75K $22,197
75K - 110K $26,561
110K+ $27,542

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Ferrum College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Ferrum College, then you can expect to earn an average of $41,100 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Ferrum College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads
1,013 1,013

Where is Ferrum College?

Ferrum College is located at 215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum VA 24088-9000

How Safe is Ferrum College?

Ferrum College has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Ferrum College Known For?

Ferrum College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Ferrum College's Most Influential Alumni?

Ferrum College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Ferrum College's most famous alumni:

Billy Wagner
Billy Wagner
An American baseball player.
Chris Warren
An American football player.
Eric Owens
Eric Owens
An American baseball player.
Daryl Irvine
An American baseball player.
Mark Smith
An American baseball player.
Jim Kitts
An American football player.
Watkins Abbitt Jr.
An American politician in Virginia .
Wentford Gaines
An American football player.

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