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Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

Ferrum College Academics

Ferrum College requires a minimum of 121 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Ferrum College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Ferrum College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Ferrum College does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 34% of students who start college at Ferrum College graduate within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Ferrum College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Ferrum College?

Ferrum College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Ferrum College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Ferrum College

When choosing a major, Ferrum College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Ferrum College. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Ferrum College false.Ferrum College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ferrum College

Does Ferrum College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Ferrum College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Ferrum College Have An Online Program?

✅ Ferrum College true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Ferrum College Give AP Credit?

✅ Ferrum College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Ferrum College Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Ferrum College, check with the school directly.

Does Ferrum College Require Internships?

🟨 Ferrum College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Ferrum College

Ferrum College Library

The main library on campus is the Stanley Library.

Dual Degree Programs at Ferrum College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Ferrum College, contact the university directly.


Does Ferrum College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Ferrum College does not have any ROTC programs.

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