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#6 Best Public Universities in Michigan

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan

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Overview

Student Population
11,165
Ferris State University overview
Location Big Rapids, Michigan
Online ferris.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Ferris State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Big Rapids, Michigan, Ferris State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,581 prospective students applied, and 7,076 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,540 enrolled in the school.  7,931 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,234 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $12,376 plus fees of $0. Ferris State University is ranked 508 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

Ferris State University is rated within the top 50% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Ferris State University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
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SAT 940/1160
ACT 18/26
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
82.5% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$12,376
In State Costs for Ferris State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$816
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,036
Budget for Other Expenses$2,035
Total One Year Cost$25,263
Out of State Resident Tuition
$12,376
Out of State Costs for Ferris State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$816
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,036
Budget for Other Expenses$2,035
Total One Year Cost$25,263

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
45% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ferris State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Health Professions 19%
Engineering Technology 15%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=169910 IPEDS survey data for Ferris State University.

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