Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan

Ferris State University Overview

Student population

Address1201 S State St
Big Rapids, MI
School Websitewww.ferris.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Distant

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate
Application DeadlineAugust 1, 2020

Ferris State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Big Rapids, Michigan that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 10,284 students applied to Ferris State University. Of those students, 8,320 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Ferris State University was $11,788. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Ferris State University.

Ferris State University has a 58% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Ferris State University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Ferris State University acceptance rate is 81%. To put this into perspective, 8,320 of the 10,284 students who applied to Ferris State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Ferris State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Ferris State University had an SAT score between the range of 940 and 1,170. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Ferris State University was between 19 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Ferris State University as part of their application.

Ferris State University Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Ferris State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $11,788. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $9,894, other expenses of $672 and the $840 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $11,788 in tuition.

Students at Ferris State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Ferris State University was $5,130 last year, with 47% of students being awarded federal aid.

Ferris State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Ferris State University.

Ferris State University has a good gender split, with 53% of undergraduates being female and 47% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Michigan residents; in fact, 93% of all students reside in Michigan. However, 6% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Ferris State University is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Ferris State University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
EDUCATION
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES

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