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Ferris State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Ferris State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
74.2%
Admission Difficulty for Ferris State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Ferris State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate. Last year, 7,361 out of 9,926 applicants were admitted making Ferris State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Ferris State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Ferris State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Ferris State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1130

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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 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Ferris State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >83%
1130 to 1240 Avg + 74%-83%
1020 to 1130 Avg - 63%-74%
910 to 1020 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 910 Low <50%
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Ferris State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
33%
ACT Scores for Ferris State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Ferris State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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 25 and above have very competitive chances. 33 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ferris State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Ferris State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >83%
22 to 25 Avg + 74%-83%
19 to 22 Avg - 63%-74%
16 to 19 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 16 Low <50%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Ferris State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Ferris State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,680 4,246 9,926
Accepted 4,284 3,077 7,361
Acceptance Rate 75% 72% 74%
Enrolled 935 887 1,822
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 29% 25%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
15

Applicants have 15 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Ferris State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Ferris State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Ferris State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.