Ferrum College

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Ferrum College


Graduates

  • 65% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$19,520 / year

Room and Board

$6,500

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$25




Educational Resources

Libraries

Over 10,000 full-text electronic serials available.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 114,370 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 10,618 current serial subscriptions.
  • 7,733 microforms.
  • 2,090 Audio/Visual items.
  • 43,899 e-books.

Museums & Art

Blue Ridge Institute and Farm Museum Ferrum College Agricultural Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 74% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 20% of housing units are Singles.
  • 60% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 10% of housing units are Triples.
  • 10% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 15 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 27% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Blue Ridge Folk Life Festival; Spring Fling; Homecoming
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 60 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Lambda Sigma, Alpha Delta Mu, Alpha Mu Gamma, Alpha Beta Pi, Kappa Pi International, Phi Alpha Theta, Psi Chi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Praise Team, Catholic Campus Ministry, Ferrum Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African American Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Admissions Ambassadors, Agriculture Club, Alpha Phi Omega, Art Club, Bacchus, Big Buddy/Little Buddy, Chrysalis, Classical Ensemble, Collegiates Ensemble, Criminal Justice Club, Coalition for Action Toward Peace, Commuter Student Association, Concert Choir, Dance Club, Environmental Action Coalition, Femphasis, Ferrum All-Star Dance Team, Ferrum Nature Society, Ferrumradio. com, Habitat for Humanity, Handbells, Inter-Club Committee, Inter-Societal Organization Council, Jack Tale Players, Jazz Ensemble, Kappa Alpha Sigma, Marshall Arts Club, Orientation Team, Organization for World Understanding, Panther Productions, Passport, Philosophy Club, Political Science Association, Recreation Club, Residence Hall Association, Russian Club, Sigma Alpha Kappa, Sigma Psi Delta, Social Work Club, Spectrum, Student Activities Committee, Student Government Association, Student Virginia Education Assoc. , Students in Free Enterprise, Theta Chi Epsilon, Zeta Theta Epsilon, Wildlife Club, Association of Computer Technology
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Iron Blade (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Roanoke, VA (40), Greensboro, NC (60)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Lynchburg, VA (60)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Roanoke, VA (30)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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