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Ferris State University

Ferris State University is a Public institution located in Big Rapids, MI. The school has approximatley 11549 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $54,739. The average age of students entering Ferris State University is 23. The most popular programs at the Ferris State University are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (19%), Health Professions And Related Programs (17%), Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields (16%), Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (12%) and Visual And Performing Arts (8%).


Tuition & Fees
$18,588
Admissions Rate
74%
Average Debt at Graduation
$21,591
Average SAT Score
1069

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the Ferris State University.

Tuition & Fees
$18,588
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$21,896
Total Expected Costs
$40,484

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$12,949
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $8,173
$30,001 - $48,000 $10,796
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,593
$75,001 - $110,000 $16,704
$110,000 + $18,023

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the Ferris State University.

11,549 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 49%

Female Students: 51%

73% Full Time / 27% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 23

Low Income Students: 36%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the Ferris State University.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the Ferris State University with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$21,591
Students Receiving Federal Loans
58%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$224

The graduation rate at the Ferris State University is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
45%
Students who Return after their First Year
79%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the Ferris State University.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies, Technicians and Support Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering

Associate Degrees
  • Communications Technologies, Technicians and Support Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Personal and Culinary Services
  • Education
  • Engineering

Certificate/Diploma
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies, Technicians and Support Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Personal and Culinary Services
  • Engineering

Most Popular Programs
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (19%)
  • Health Professions And Related Programs (17%)
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields (16%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (12%)
  • Visual And Performing Arts (8%)