Ferris State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Big Rapids, MI

$12,068

Avg tuition

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About Ferris State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Ferris State University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Big Rapids, Michigan. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,472, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 87%. The university offers 98 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 47%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $12,068.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

87% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 930-1170

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-25

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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12k

Students Enrolled

29%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

76%

Black

8%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

54%

Socio-economic diversity

45% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

45%

State Grant Aid

33%

Institution Grant Aid

72%

Pell Grant

45%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,399
State Grant Aid $8,614
Institution Grant Aid $4,894
Pell Grant Aid $4,894

Financial Outlook

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.