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Ferrum College

Ferrum College
PO Box 1000
Ferrum, VA 24088

Official telephone: (540) 365-2121
Fax number: (540) 365-4266
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Calendar system: semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students is held prior to start of fall term.
Number and length of summer sessions: A summer session is offered for credit.

Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 57%
Student:Faculty ratio: 12:1
Total faculty: 43 men, 61 women
Full-time faculty: 28 men, 33 women
Part-time faculty: 15 men, 28 women
Graduation rate: 34% within six years

General education/core curriculum is required: yes

Special programs offered:
double majors, independent study, honors program, internships, distance learning, external degree program
Cooperative programs are offered: no
Graduate schools/programs are offered: no
Study abroad opportunities:
Study-abroad program offered.

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture, General
  • Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History, General
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Horticultural Science
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
  • Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

  • Education, Other
  • Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Master's Degrees

  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other

Credit placement options:
  • credit for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 2 or higher)
  • credit for international baccalaureate

  • False
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