School Overview

Ferris State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Big Rapids, Michigan. Ferris State ranked 20th in Michigan Colleges and 60th in Federal Region V.
It has a total enrollment of 11,165 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Ferris State's acceptance rate is 84.77% last year (undergraduate school).
Ferris State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address1201 S State St, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Ferris State University is 84.77% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 15.81%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate84.77 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.81 %

Tuition & Fees

Ferris State's 2022 tuition & fees is $12,768 for Michigan residents and $12,740 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $7,908 for Michigan residents and $8,232 for out-of-students.
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$12,768$12,740
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,908$8,232
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 11,165 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 2,908 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Ferris State has 9,929 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,236 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students11,165
Undergraduate Students9,929
Graduate Students1,236
Online Enrollment2,908

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs242 Programs
Number of online programs4 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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