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Ferris State University
Location Big Rapids, MI
Setting Remote Town
Enrollment 10,361
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #592
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website ferris.edu
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Ferris State University
Tuition (In State) $12,740
Tuition (Out of State) $12,740
Room & Board $10,340
Avg Net Price $12,638
Avg Grant Aid $10,681
% Receiving Grant Aid 95%


Ferris State University
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 10,480
Admitted 8,884
Acceptance Rate 84.8%
Enrolled % 15.8%
Avg High School GPA 3.3
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 19/26
SAT Range 930/1150
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline


Ferris State University
Student to Faculty Ratio 15:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (19%)
  • Health Professions (19%)
  • Engineering Technology (15%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting (11%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (9%)


Ferris State University
Graduation Rate 45%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $47,000
Making Student Loan Payments 58%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,179
Median Loan Payment $250


Ferris State University
% Men 46%
% Women 54%
Racial Diversity Low
% White 79%
% Black 8%
% Hispanic 4%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 3%
% Unknown Race 1%


Ferris State University
% In-State 92%
% Out-of-State 6%


Ferris State University
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/