Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI, USA
3.94 Average Rating

Ferris State University is a 4-year public university in west central Michigan. Ferris State is home to eight colleges conferring over 190 undergraduate degrees as well as an honors program. For students who wish to learn in a foreign culture, Ferris State features both short term study abroad and semester exchange programs in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Outside of the classroom, Ferris State is home to 15 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Bulldogs.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
92%
Out of State Students
6%
0
100
78%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1009
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
13,798
Total Number of Undergrads
12,504
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
21%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
48%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,306
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$11,144
Out-of-State Tuition
$17,910
0
100
66%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,610
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
236
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Grand Rapids
Detroit
Saginaw
Lansing
Chicago
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.94 Average Rating
The university is very clean and a small campus. Not very diverse, predominantly white. There isn't a whole lot going on, but you find things to do.
Sara from Farmington Hills, MI
Clean, fun, and eventful campus.
Lots of RSO's to join to keep you busy!
Nice facilities!
Kevin from Hale, MI

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