About Ferrum College

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About Ferrum College2020-11-24T12:14:14+00:00
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Alumni and Current Panthers Exemplify Our Commitment to Student Success

We are committed to academic excellence and we believe our students deserve to achieve successful outcomes before they even graduate. Our current students participate in opportunities that strengthen their resumes and give them real-world experience now. Our Ferrum College alumni are living proof that a Ferrum education yields the success that our students desire!

The Ferrum College Mission

We are a dynamic learning community where students enter with promise and leave with purpose.

Our Goals

  1. Reinvent college for today’s learner
  2. Build a community that both values and transcends our campus location
  3. Strengthen resources that provide opportunities for all

The Ferrum College Experience

At Ferrum College, we provide unique opportunities and an excellent educational experience that will transform our students’ lives within a welcoming, supportive community. We want our students, from all walks of life, to be empowered to discover their potential, achieve their goals, and make a difference in their communities.The Ferrum experience is rich with opportunities for internships, hands-on learning, international and domestic travel, scholars programs, personal development, and service to the community.

Campus Life

Ferrum College boasts a wide range of extracurricular activities and amenities comprising an array of student clubs and organizations, as well as 23 NCAA Division III athletic sports for men and women, plus women’s wrestling, an equestrian program, and cheerleading. Our Ferrum Outdoors program allows you to experience adventures in nearby mountains and state parks and on lakes and rivers. The 30,000 square foot Hank Norton Center is home to most of our outdoor athletic programs. Our on-campus fitness center welcomes the College community, with fitness center membership available to all students.

Visit Ferrum College

Visit Ferrum CollegeCome visit us! We’d love to show you why Ferrum College is right for you. Give us a call at 1-800-868-9797 to schedule your visit or e-mail us at admissions@ferrum.edu.


Ferrum College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s, and specialist degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Ferrum College.

Ferrum College is accredited by University Senate of the United Methodist Church and is a member of the National Association of Schools and Colleges of the United Methodist Church. View additional accreditation and affiliation information here.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Ferrum College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran status, sex or handicap in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities. Ferrum College affirms the dignity and worth of every individual regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity and will not tolerate harassment or discrimination toward any individual.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at ascr.usda.gov, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.