Frequently Asked Questions2022-02-08T18:41:22+00:00

What if I’ve taken college classes?

Ferrum College will accept transfer credit from other regionally accredited institutions. See our Course Equivalencies and Liberal Arts Core Requirements for more details.

When will I receive a decision?

You will receive an enrollment decision within a week to ten (10) days after the Ferrum College Admissions Office has received your completed application, transcript, and SAT/ACT scores.

I will need financial aid. How do I apply?

After October 1, you and your parents will need to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The Financial Aid Office will send you a financial aid award letter.

Who should I call if I have questions?

Please don’t hesitate to contact the Ferrum College Admissions Office by phone at 800-868-9797, option 1, or by e-mail at

How do I schedule a visit?

Check out our Visit Us page to learn more about our visit opportunities. We look forward to having you on campus!