Overview

Student Population
13,798
Ferris State University overview
Location Big Rapids, Michigan
Online ferris.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Ferris State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation 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 9,926 prospective students applied, and 7,361 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,822 enrolled in the school.  9,301 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,497 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,788 plus fees of $0. Ferris State University is ranked 799 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate 
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SAT 1020/1240
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.29
Applications Accepted
74.2% 
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Applications Due Aug 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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 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

Outcomes

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

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%

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