Ferrum College is a private D3 university located in Ferrum, Virginia. The tuition to attend is $35,365 and is the same for both in state and out of state students The average net cost to attend Ferrum College is $22,159 and 73% of students get in. There are roughly 1,506 students that attend Ferrum College.
Ferrum College is a private college in Ferrum, Virginia. The college was established in 1913 as the Ferrum Training School (also referred to as the Ferrum Institute by its board of trustees) 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 800 undergraduate and graduate students and offers over 54 undergraduate majors and four graduate programs. Ferrum College's 700-acre (280 ha) campus is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwestern Virginia, near Rocky Mount, Virginia, in Franklin County. Its athletic teams compete in Division III of the NCAA in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). Ferrum has 11 men's teams and 14 women's teams, and its mascot is the Panther. The football team is commonly referred to as the "Black Hats." Ferrum College is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.