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Ferris State University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

FSU Address

1201 S State Street
CSS Building
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone:(231) 591-2100University Homepage

Tuition + FSU Housing (2013-2014)

Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:3,972
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 15,650
# of Grad students: 1,427
# of Part time: 52
Total Students: 17,077




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

97% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,597

31% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $5,740

66% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $4,727

77% receive student loans and the average amount is $7,403Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Public 4 year or above Institution
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Masters Colleges and Universities II
Average ACT: 19.0

Special Programs

Optometry Medical Program
Pharmacy Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: Yes
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

74% men vs 77% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:4,628
Women Applicants:6,090
Men Admitted:3,436
Women Admitted:4,699

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus


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• Accounting and Finance
• Adult Development and Aging
• Advertising
• Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/
• Animation
• Applied Mathematics
• Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
• Art History
• Art Teacher Education
• Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
• Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
• Biochemistry
• Biological and Physical Sciences
• Biology Teacher Education
• Biology/Biological Sciences
• Biotechnology
• Business
• Business Administration and Management
• Business Statistics
• Business Teacher Education
• CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
• Chemical Technology/Technician
• Chemistry
• Child Care and Support Services Management
• Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
• Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
• Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
• Community College Education
• Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
• Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
• Construction Engineering
• Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
• Construction Management
• Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
• Criminal Justice/Police Science
• Criminalistics and Criminal Science
• Criticism and Conservation
• Culinary
• Culinary Arts and Related Services
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
• Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
• Design and Applied Arts
• Design and Visual Communications
• Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
• Dietetics/Dietitian
• Drawing
• E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
• Electrical
• Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
• English/Language Arts Teacher Education
• Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
• Environmental Biology
• Fashion Merchandising
• Finance
• Fine/Studio Arts
• General
• General Production
• General Studies
• General Studies and Humanities
• Graphic Design
• Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator
• Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
• Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
• Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management
• Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
• Heating
• Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
• History
• History Teacher Education
• Hospitality Administration/Management
• Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
• Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
• Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
• Illustration
• Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
• Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians
• Industrial Technology/Technician
• Industrial and Product Design
• Information Resources Management
• Information Technology
• Interactive Technology
• Interior Design
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• Legal Assistant/Paralegal
• Liberal Arts and Sciences
• Logistics
• Management Science
• Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
• Marketing/Marketing Management
• Materials
• Mathematics
• Mathematics Teacher Education
• Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
• Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
• Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
• Metal and Jewelry Arts
• Music Management
• Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
• Nursing Administration
• Nursing Education
• Office Management and Supervision
• Operations Management and Supervision
• Optometry
• Organizational Leadership
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• Parks
• Pharmacy
• Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
• Photography
• Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
• Political Science and Government
• Pre-Pharmacy Studies
• Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
• Printing Management
• Professional
• Psychology
• Public Administration
• Public Relations/Image Management
• Quality Control Technology/Technician
• Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
• Real Estate
• Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• Resort Management
• Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
• Restaurant
• Rhetoric and Composition
• Sculpture
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Selling Skills and Sales Operations
• Social Science Teacher Education
• Social Studies Teacher Education
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
• Surveying Engineering
• Surveying Technology/Surveying
• Systems Engineering
• Technical
• Technical Teacher Education
• Telecommunications Technology/Technician
• Tool and Die Technology/Technician
• Ventilation
• Video Graphics and Special Effects
• Welding Technology/Welder
• Writing
• Catering Management/Manager
• Scientific Writing
• Supply Chain Management
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