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#4083 Overall Influence #667 Desirability Rank

Ferrum College

Private college in Ferrum, Virginia, U.S.

From 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 700-acre campus is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwestern Virginia, near Rocky Mount, Virginia, in Franklin County.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,206

Acceptance

76%

Graduation Rate

32%

Median SAT Score

960

Median ACT Score

18

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$36,480

Fees (in-state)

$215

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$19,806
30K - 48K$19,545
48K - 75K$22,197
75K - 110K$26,561
110K+$27,542

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$41,100

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum VA 24088-9000

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

15 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

What is Ferrum College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1736 World Rank
Education
#1929 World Rank
History
#3024 World Rank
Political Science
#1469 World Rank
Psychology
#3365 World Rank
Religious Studies
#5242 World Rank
Medical
#1470 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#6110 World Rank
Computer Science
#4636 World Rank
Mathematics
#7698 World Rank
Biology
#6506 World Rank
Literature
#5306 World Rank
Communications
#3508 World Rank
Sociology
#4256 World Rank
Social Work
#11642 World Rank
Chemistry

Other areas of influence

#826 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1218 World Rank
Nursing
#1359 World Rank
Anthropology
#4029 World Rank
Philosophy
#4945 World Rank
Law
#5366 World Rank
Economics
#5494 World Rank
Business
#5705 World Rank
Physics
#10310 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

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, Nursing, and Anthropology

Wentford Gaines

American football player

Watkins Abbitt Jr.

Virginia politician

Jim Kitts

American football player

Daryl Irvine

American baseball player

Mark Smith

American baseball player

Eric Owens

Eric Owens

American baseball player

Chris Warren

American football player

Billy Wagner

Billy Wagner

American baseball player