Ferris State University

Ferris State University

Big Rapids , United States
  • 81
    Acceptance Rate
  • 14707
  • 93
    Employment Rate
  • Permit


Ferris State University prepares students for successful careers, responsible citizenship, and lifelong learning. Through its many partnerships and its career-oriented, broad-based education, Ferris serves our rapidly changing global economy and society.

Ferris grants professional doctorate degrees via its optometry and pharmacy colleges and a multidisciplinary doctorate of education in community college leadership through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education and Human Services. The school is known for having a faculty–student ratio of 1:16, and classes that are taught by professional instructors, not graduate assistants.

Entry requirements

Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) requirements vary by program. Please click on a major or program to find out more information.

Official and original transcripts, both in their original language and in English are required for secondary schools and colleges that you have attended. 

English proficiency proof is necessary. 

Scholarship & funding

The university offers financial aid opportunities. For more information


Student life

New Year festival at the University