Your Academic Journey Begins Here
Ferrum College has a commitment to progressive education. The academic journey you
begin at Ferrum will last a lifetime!
Ferrum maintains a tradition of offering a comprehensive academic program in accord
with a liberal arts core. We strive to provide education in a Christian context and
to maximize students' chances for success by providing one-on-one support, individual
attention and positive reinforcement. The curriculum includes opportunities for career
preparation as well as personal development in order to help each student fulfill
his or her personal educational goals.
Getting the most out of your academic career
Ferrum College offers 31 majors and 40 minors, a student-faculty of 17:1. The college strives to provide pre-professional
learning opportunities by offering a wide array of internships in its majors. Ferrum
students get hands-on learning experience during Experiential Term, a three-week summer term that focuses on unique learn-by-doing experience. The expanded
Boone Honors Program provides its students with in-depth opportunities to explore an array of intellectual,
social and ethical issues. Our diverse International programs give our students a global perspective. Ferrum students have the opportunity to embody
the college's motto, "Not self, but others," through Service Learning programs. Ferrum offers a broad range of academic support services and is proud of its dedicated award-winning faculty.
Learn more about our Academic Schools
Extend Your Education!
Ferrum offers a variety of unique programs and opportunities for you to enrich your
education. Select a program to learn more!
Experiential Term (E-Term) is a three week term which offers a variety of two, three
and four credit hour courses for all students enrolled at Ferrum College. Courses
offered in E-Term are from across the curriculum and focus on giving students hands-on
The Boone Honors Program provides its students with in-depth opportunities to explore
an array of intellectual, social and ethical issues.
Ferrum College takes part in a number of highly successful international programs,
which both bring international students to our campus and offer unique study abroad
and internship opportunities to American students studying at Ferrum.
Center for Community Engagement
Ferrum College's motto is "Not self, but others." Students participating in these
programs have the opportunity to learn by making a difference in the Ferrum community
and their hometowns.
Academic Administration and Support
These offices and services are vital to the operations of Academic Programs at Ferrum