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College Profile: Ferris State University

 
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Ferris State University has a main campus in Big Rapids, Michigan, in Mecosta County and a secondary campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and smaller programs located throughout the region. It is known for its high rate of employment amongst graduates. Ferris State University consists of eight colleges: Allied Health Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Services, Optometry, Pharmacy, Technology, and Kendall College of Art and Design. Ferris grants doctorate degrees via its Optometry and Pharmacy colleges. Kendall College of Art and Design is a satellite campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan with over 30 degree programs on-site locally. Via a partnership arrangement, Ferris also grants Bachelor's degrees to graduates of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy at Northwestern Michigan College. As of the Fall 2008 semester, a record 13,532 students were enrolled at Ferris State University, approximately 71% (9667) of whom attend class on the main campus in Big Rapids. The majority of the remainder are at its locations in downtown Grand Rapids: Kendall and the Applied Technology Center. The university's faculty-student ratio is 1:16, and all classes are taught by professional instructors, not graduate assistants. As of 2003, Ferris State University was the largest employer in Mecosta County.
 
1201 S State St
Big Rapids, MI
49307-2251
231-591-2000 (general)
231-591-2110 (financial aid)
231-591-2100 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Ferris State University will be a national leader in providing opportunities for innovative teaching and learning in career oriented, technological and professional education.


General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 10,000 - 19,999
Campus Setting Town: Distant
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Ferris State University Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
13,605 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
9,457 Fall Applicants3,607 Total Dormitory Capacity
6,709 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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