|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Ferris State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #38 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,320 out of 10,284 applicants were admitted making Ferris State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Ferris State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Find out which students are getting accepted at Ferris State University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1060|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ferris State University?
Ferris State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>88%|
|1055 to 1170||Avg +||81%-88%|
|940 to 1055||Avg -||71%-81%|
|825 to 940||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 825||Low||<60%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||22|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Ferris State University?
Admission data indicates that Ferris State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ferris State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>89%|
|22 to 26||Avg +||81%-89%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||73%-81%|
|16 to 19||Reach||63%-73%|
|Less than 16||Low||<63%|
What GPA do you need to get into Ferris State University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Ferris State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ferris State University was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.29 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Ferris State University accepts 81% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||27%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||9%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.29 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||26%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Ferris State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=169910 IPEDS survey data for Ferris State University.
91% of students submit their SAT scores to Ferris State University. 21% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
81% of those who apply are granted admission to Ferris State University. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1170. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 26. 21% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.