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

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Big Rapids, Michigan Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$12,068

Avg tuition

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About Ferris State University

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

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.

Acceptance Rate 87%

Retention Rate 76%

Graduation Rate 47%

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.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 930-1170

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-25

Ways to 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.

Learning Environment

54%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

12k

Number of Students Enrolled

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%

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

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.

Financial Aid 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

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.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships