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First-time Students

Candidates for admission to Ferrum College must have graduated from an accredited high school or home school, or have earned an equivalency certificate based on GED tests. Create an account so you can fill out your application, get updates on your application status, and get connected!

Steps to Apply

1. create an account

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2. Fill out Application

Fill out your application or continue your application here.

3. Check Status

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Requirements for Admission

High school Transcripts

Send your official high school transcripts to us. GED recipients must submit proof of GED or equivalency certification. Ferrum College also welcomes home-schooled students. The admission and scholarship processes and requirements for home-schooled students are the same as for all other first-time-in-college students.

Ask your guidance counselor to send your official high school transcript electronically to or via mail:

Ferrum College
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 1000
Ferrum, VA 24088

SAT or ACT Scores

Ferrum College offers test-optional admission. This means SAT or ACT scores are not required. If you choose to submit your test scores, send your college entrance examination scores from the SAT or the ACT. Scores will be sent directly to Ferrum College if you list the college code on your exam form. The Ferrum College code is 5213 for the SAT and 4352 for the ACT.

Recommended High School Curriculum

The recommended high school curriculum for first-time first-year students consists of:

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Contact Info

210 Museum Dr. Ferrum, VA 24088