Founded in 1913, Ferrum College is a private, Methodist-affiliated, liberal arts college of over 1,000 students, located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Ferrum, VA. The Ferrum experience is rich with opportunities for internships; hands-on learning; research and study-abroad opportunities as a first-year student and beyond; and excellent financial aid and scholarship packages. Ferrum College is also the first and only higher education institution in Virginia to extend the Ferrum Promise, guaranteeing that students transferring to the College with an appropriate associate’s degree will graduate with a four-year degree within two years of transfer. Read more about the Ferrum Promise here: https://www.ferrum.edu/blog/ferrum-college-guarantees-path-to-graduation-in-two-years-for-transfer-students-with-an-associates-degree/.
Ferrum College offers 33 areas of study ranging from business, ecotourism, and environmental science, to teacher education, music, and criminal justice, with small class sizes and a dedicated faculty. Students who attend Ferrum College come from 25 states and a dozen countries, and 80-plus percent live on the institution's 700-acre campus.