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Ferris State University


Overview

Student Population
13,798
 Location Big Rapids, Michigan
 Online ferris.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered 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 $11,628 plus fees of $0. Ferris State University is ranked 773 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
Test Scores
SAT ACT
SAT1020/1240
ACT19/25
Applications Accepted
74.2%
Applications DueAug 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionLow

Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$11,628
In State Costs for Ferris State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$914
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,894
Budget for Other Expenses$1,120
Total One Year Cost$23,556
Out of State Tuition
$18,588
Out of State Costs for Ferris State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$914
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $9,894
Budget for Other Expenses$1,120
Total One Year Cost$30,516

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%