Ferris State University


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Ferris State University

In-state Tuition

$7,316 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$14,756 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

August 4

Application fee


Educational Resources


  • Member of library consortia.
  • 346,089 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 14,515 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,657,993 microforms.
  • 7,953 Audio/Visual items.
  • 21,462 e-books.

Museums & Art

Katke Golf Course, Michigan Art Walk, National Elastomer Center for Rubber & Plastics Technology, Presidential Art Collection, The Corporate & Professional Development Center, Card Wildlife Education Center, and the Jim Crow Museum



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 2,373 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 43% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 27% of housing units are Singles.
  • 71% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 2% of housing units are Triples.
  • In total, there are 66 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Ferris Fest, January Jams, Bulldog Bonanza, International Festival, Homecoming Week, Greek Week, BGC Step Show, Autumn Alive Concert, Ferris Finest Talent Show
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 180 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Eta Sigma Delta, Golden Key International Honour Society, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Lambda Sigma, National Residence Hall Honorary, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha National Honor Society, Phi Lambda Sigma, Sigma Lambda Chi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Adventist Christian Fellowship, Alpha Omega, Athletes in Action, Auctus, Fellowship of Christian Optometrists, Fellowship of Christian Students, Gospel Choir, HIS House Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Student Organization, Muslim Student Organization, My Sisters Keeper, Newman Center for Catholic Students, Real Life Ministries/Campus Crusade, Spreading His Image & Name Everywhere – SHINE, Wesley House
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Organization, BLACK – Black Leaders Aspiring to Critical Knowledge, Hispanic Student Organization, International Student Organization, YBBW – You Beautiful Black Women, Black Greek Council, National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, Diverse Sexuality & Gender Alliance, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Organization for Women – NOW
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Our list of RSO’s are listed at this web address: www. ferris. edu/htmls/studentlife/studentorgs/all_RSOs. cfm; Entertainment Unlimited, Gospel Choir, Delta Chi, Homecoming Committee, Music Industry Management Association, Bulldog Radio
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Torch (weekly during Fall and Winter semesters)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Grand Rapids (60), Detroit (210)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Grand Rapids (55)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Big Rapids
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 67% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 23% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 8 fraternities
  • 5 fraternity houses
  • 6% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 2% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Central Michigan University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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