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Address1201 S State St, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
Phone231-591-2000
WEBSchool's Website
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Ferris State University are $12,768 for in-state students and $12,768 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,908 for in-state students and $7,908 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $13,172 for Michigan residents and $13,172 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $8,220 for Michigan residents and $8,220 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $49,600. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the program shows the highest salary with $72,300 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$12,768$12,768
Graduate$7,908$7,908
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$13,172$13,172
Graduate$8,220$8,220
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Ferris State University is 87% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,050.
The average graduation rate is 47%. Total 13,250 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at Ferris State
Admission Stats »87% Acceptance Rate / 24% Yield
Test Scores »1,050 SAT / 22 ACT
Graduation Rate »47%
Transfer-out Rate26%
Retention Rate76%(full-time), 61% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio6.25% (16 to 1)
Student Population »13,250 (11,896 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$8,050
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$49,600
Average Salary by Field of Study$20,400 - $72,300

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Ferris State University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Ferris State
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Ferris State provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Ferris State
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Ferris State University. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 3,356. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,518.
Ferris State Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity3,356


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