Visit Ferrum College

At Ferrum College, we want our students 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 professional development, hands-on learning, international and domestic travel, and service to the Blue Ridge region.

Campus Visit Scholarship

All students who enroll full-time at Ferrum College for Fall 2021 and make an official visit (virtual or on-campus) between spring of their junior year and June 1, 2021 are eligible to receive our Campus Visit Scholarship. Eligible students will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship per academic year ($500 per semester), which is renewable for four years. Click here for additional Campus Visit Scholarship Information. Click here for additional Campus Visit Scholarship Information.

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Personal Tour

Students, parents, family members, and friends are all invited to visit campus! The Office of Admissions conducts regularly scheduled tours and information sessions. During the week, we will also arrange appointments with coaches, faculty, financial aid, or others upon request depending on their availability.

Monday – Friday: 10:00 A.M. & 2:00 P.M. 

Saturday: 10:00 A.M.

Additional Campus Visit Scholarship Information

An official visit is one arranged with the admissions office, a coach, or other college representative. Official visits may include:

  • Touring campus with a representative of the admissions office
  • An interview with an admissions counselor
  • Attending an Open House Program
  • Participating in a group visit arranged by a high school or another entity
  • Participating in an athletic recruitment visit **
  • Attending any special visit opportunity hosted by the admissions office

** Students visiting campus as athletic recruits or at the invitation of other college representatives must notify the Admissions Office by phone at 540.365.4290 (or 800.868.9797, option 1), by email at, or by having the individual coordinating the visit contact our office. In most cases, those arranging official visits will include a meeting with an admissions counselor, which will also qualify the student for the scholarship.

Students attending Ferrum College through a program that meets or exceeds their tuition are ineligible for the campus visit scholarship. Such programs may include but are not limited to the tuition benefits, tuition exchange, and veteran administration benefits/military programs.