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Ferris State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

14,381 students

77% admitted

  • 10,045 full time
  • 4,336 part time
  • 5,236 men full time
  • 4,809 women full time
  • 8,487 applied
  • 6,573 admitted
  • 2,111 enrolled

12,651 Undergraduates

$10,354 tuition/year

  • 1,213 Graduates
  • 517 Non-Degree
  • $10,354 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $8,744 room & board
  • $1,050 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Crimson and Gold
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Autumn from Coopersville, MI
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  • This is a great school if you are looking for outcomes. They get you places in your life. However, initiative is key, they aren't going to babysit you. …

  • May-10-2012 Read More
  • Jamie from Memphis, MI
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  • Ferris State University is a great educational institution. You get a lot of hands on experience and the athletics have the whole community behind them regardless of a win or…

  • May-13-2012 Read More
  • Katherine from Newaygo, MI
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  • Ferris State University is a well organized college, full of helpful professors. I love it there and the food and dinning is also wonderful. This university has a friendly atmosphere.…

  • Jun-07-2012 Read More
  • Wendy from Big Rapids, MI
  • 0
  • Ferris State University is a great University to attend. The cost is quite expensive, but the education level is outstanding and most of the teachers are friendly and are always…

  • Jul-11-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Ferris State University will be a national leader in providing opportunities for innovative teaching and learning in career-oriented, technological and professional education.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Taylor from Ada, MI
  • Dec-05-2011 I am a current student here

    The area around Ferris is very rural, so if you like the city life, you might want to look at another college. If you like the small town feel, however, Ferris is the place for you.

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  • 5
  • Recka from Grand Rapids, MI
  • Nov-17-2011 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Of course i will Ferris state is awesome. The environment is chill and relax. It Gives off a home feel. So i really wouldn't miss home that much.

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  • Amy from Port Huron, MI
  • Aug-23-2011 I am a current student here

    Ferris is in Big Rapids, a small close-knit community where teachers know you by name. While the town isn't very big the friends you make provide more than enough enjoyment.

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