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#8 Best Public Universities in Michigan

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan

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Overview

Student Population
13,250
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Location Big Rapids, Michigan
Online ferris.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 10,284 prospective students applied, and 8,320 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,882 enrolled in the school.  8,916 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,334 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $11,788 plus fees of $0. Ferris State University is ranked 603 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes

Ferris State University is rated within the lower 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
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SAT 940/1170
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.29
Applications Accepted
80.9% 
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Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$11,788
In State Costs for Ferris State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$840
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,894
Budget for Other Expenses$672
Total One Year Cost$23,194
Out of State Resident Tuition
$11,788
Out of State Costs for Ferris State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$840
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,894
Budget for Other Expenses$672
Total One Year Cost$23,194

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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.