Three Ways to Complete Your Application
Contact our Admissions office to request a paper copy
How to Apply:
1. Complete the Ferrum College Application for Admission. If you apply online, the
application fee will be waived. If you are mailing the application to us, please include
the $25 application fee.
2. Submit official high school transcripts (and college transcripts if you have enrolled
in any college or university since completing high school) along with an official
translation into English. These should be sent directly to:
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 1000
Ferrum, VA 24088
3. Send your College Entrance Examination Scores from the SAT or the ACT by listing
the Ferrum College code. The Ferrum College code is 5213 for the SAT and 4352 for
the ACT. NOTE: If your native language is a language other than English, you may
submit official scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in place of the SAT or ACT.
4. Submit a copy of the front and back of your current passport and visa if you have
What happens after I Apply?
You will be notified of a decision by e-mail within a few weeks of the Ferrum College
Admissions Office receiving your completed application, transcripts, and test scores.
You will also receive information about how to accept our offer of admission and
begin the enrollment process.
Getting Your Student Visa to Study at Ferrum College
Once you have been admitted to Ferrum College, you will need to complete the following
steps to secure your student visa:
1. Submit a completed Certificate of Finance Statement
2. Submit an original copy of a bank statement from your banking institution verifying
that the person responsible for paying your education at Ferrum has the ability to
pay for at least one year of tuition, room, board, and fees.
3. Submit your confirmation deposit indicating that you do plan to attend Ferrum College.
The I-20 Form will be mailed to you once you have been accepted for admission and
have sufficiently demonstrated the ability to pay tuition, room, board, and fees. You
will need to make an appointment at the embassy in your home country to secure your
F1 visa. If you are already in the United States, you may be able to secure a new
I-20 without returning to your home country depending on the type of visa you currently
I will need financial aid. How do I apply?
International students are only eligible to receive our international scholarship.
The amount of the scholarship is determined by your academic record and test scores.
You will be notified of the amount of scholarship you are eligible to receive at the
time you are accepted to Ferrum. Ferrum College does not offer any full scholarships.
Limited opportunities are available for jobs on campus to earn funds for personal
Who should I call if I have questions?
You and your parents should feel free to call the Ferrum College Admissions Office
at 1-800-868-9797, option 1, or email us at (firstname.lastname@example.org). In addition, Jason Byrd will serve as your personal Admissions Counselor to walk you through the enrollment
process. You may contact Jason directly at email@example.com or (540) 365-4295.