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Ferris State University

Ferris State University

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Ferris State University is a large (under 20,000 students) public, 4 year or above school located in the Great Lakes region a short distance from a small town. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a very high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Ferris State University include: Criminal Justice/Police Science with 228 Bachelors awards; Business Administration and Management, General with 194 Bachelors awards; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse with 165 Bachelors awards; Pharmacy with 149 PhD professional practice awards; Health/Health Care Administration/Management with 99 Bachelors awards;. Ferris State University is located at 1201 S State St in Big Rapids, MI 49307.

Ferris State University Facts

Ferris State University is located at 1201 S State St in Big Rapids, MI 49307

Total Applicants: 9,457
Percent Admitted: 71%
Dorm Capacity: 4,111
Graduation Rate: 42%
Retention Rate: 71%
Transfer out Rate: 30%
Undergrads Under 18: 2%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 71%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 27%

Ferris State University telephone number: (231) 591-2000

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Ferris State University Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $10,354
Total Cost In State: $22,094
Total Cost Out of State: $28,252

Admissions stats for Ferris State University

You have a 71% chance to get into Ferris State University.

Student Demographics at Ferris State University
Ferris State University Demographics
Totals: 3,396
     Males: 1,775 (52% of total)
     Females: 1,621 (48% of total)
Asians: 52
     Asian Males: 32 (1% of total)
     Asian Females: 20 (1% of total)
Blacks: 149
     Black Males: 49 (1% of total)
     Black Females: 100 (3% of total)
Hispanics: 66
     Hispanic Males: 30 (1% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 36 (1% of total)
Native Americans: 22
     Native American Males: 13 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 9 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 0
     Hawaiian Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 0 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 22
     Mixed Race Males: 12 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 10 (0% of total)
Whites: 2,802
     White Males: 1,488 (44% of total)
     White Females: 1,314 (39% of total)
Foreign Students: 49
     Foreign Males: 33 (1% of total)
     Foreign Females: 16 (0% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Ferris State University
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Criminal Justice/Police Science
(228 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(194 Bachelors degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(165 Bachelors degrees)
(149 PhD professional practice degrees)
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
(99 Bachelors degrees)
Criminal Justice/Police Science
(79 Associates degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(76 Bachelors degrees)
Graphic Design
(71 Bachelors degrees)
Quality Control Technology/Technician
(68 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
(67 Associates degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(66 Associates degrees)
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
(64 Associates degrees)
Construction Management
(63 Bachelors degrees)
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
(62 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
(58 Bachelors degrees)
Elementary Education and Teaching
(58 Bachelors degrees)
Social Work
(52 Bachelors degrees)
Welding Technology/Welder
(51 Associates degrees)
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
(51 Bachelors degrees)
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
(50 Bachelors degrees)
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
(48 Associates degrees)
Operations Management and Supervision
(47 Bachelors degrees)
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
(47 Bachelors degrees)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
(46 Bachelors degrees)
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
(46 Bachelors degrees)
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
(45 Bachelors degrees)
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
(44 Bachelors degrees)
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
(41 Associates degrees)
(40 Bachelors degrees)
General Studies
(40 Bachelors degrees)
Ferris State University Weather
Ferris State University Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 44.90 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 34.86 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 74.32 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 71.42 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 86.21 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 73.17 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 16.98 (mph)
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 Student Health Center
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 Big Party Atmosphere
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