Ferris State University

Ferris State University is a Public, 4 years school located in Big Rapids, MI. The 2023 average tuition & fees is $13,630 over its programs in average.
The school mainly focus on BS degree or graduate degrees, but also offer vocational and career programs as well.

2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The average undergraduate tuition & fees at Ferris State University is $13,630 for academic year 2022-2023. The amount is the average costs over all degree programs and the vocational program tuition may be lower than the average cost.
Ferris State University offers the alternative tuition plans .
73% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $9,598 (exclude student loans).
Ferris State 2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$13,630
Average Financial Amount$9,598

Offered Career / Vocational Programs and Completers

Ferris State University offers 67 vocational programs for Less than 12-Week Certificate, Less than 1-Year Certificate, and 1-2 Years Certificate programs. The following table lists number of programs by offered type and online availability along with number of completers.
Last year, 1,017 students have completed their career programs.
Offered Career Programs at Ferris State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Less than 12 Weeks Certificate307
Less than 1 Year Certificate630276
2 Years Certificate102

Programs by Award Level

The following table summarizes the number of completers by program and award level.
  • 7 students have earned/completed Less than 12 Weeks Certificate program.
  • 276 students have earned/completed Less than 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
  • 732 students have earned/completed Associate's program.
Less than 12 Weeks Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician1-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 5 completers$9,700
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician5-
Less than 1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Public Relations/Image Management0-
Sports Communication1-
Communications Technologies [+] 0 completers-
Graphic Communications0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences6-
Artificial Intelligence0-
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician2-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Personal and Culinary Services [+] 0 completers-
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager0-
Education [+] 0 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Business Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Biology Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Education (other)0-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Surveying Engineering0-
Engineering Technology [+] 46 completers-
Telecommunications Technology/Technician0-
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians (other)0-
Industrial Technology/Technician0-
Quality Control Technology/Technician44-
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician2-
Surveying Technology/Surveying0-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 41 completers-
Adult Development and Aging41-
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
Creative Writing3-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
General Studies0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management0-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Chemical Technology/Technician0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 2 completers-
Criminalistics and Criminal Science0-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism0-
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation2-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 20 completers-
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician20-
Precision Production Trades [+] 21 completers-
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist21-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Graphic Design0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 53 completers-
Long Term Care Administration/Management51-
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)0-
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician2-
Business [+] 80 completers-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management1-
Operations Management and Supervision14-
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce8-
Organizational Leadership17-
Traffic, Customs, and Transportation Clerk/Technician4-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies7-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management2-
Resort Management1-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration18-
International Business/Trade/Commerce2-
Management Science0-
Marketing/Marketing Management2-
Marketing Research2-
Real Estate0-
Selling Skills and Sales Operations0-
Fashion Merchandising0-
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations1-
Construction Management1-
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician2-
Associate's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies [+] 20 completers-
Graphic Communications4-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects16-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Information Technology5-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance2-
Personal and Culinary Services [+] 8 completers-
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager8-
Education [+] 9 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Secondary Education and Teaching5-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering Technology [+] 194 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician21-
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician3-
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician29-
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician23-
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician42-
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician64-
Surveying Technology/Surveying11-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 10 completers-
Child Care and Support Services Management10-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
Rhetoric and Composition5-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 20 completers-
General Studies14-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities (other)6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 18 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences18-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 5 completers-
Chemical Technology/Technician5-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 67 completers-
Criminal Justice/Police Science67-
Human Services [+] 13 completers-
Social Work13-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 32 completers-
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician9-
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician17-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician6-
Precision Production Trades [+] 51 completers-
Tool and Die Technology/Technician13-
Welding Technology/Welder38-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Graphic Design0-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Music Management0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 203 completers-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist39-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician9-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist30-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist11-
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician20-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician1-
Pre-Pharmacy Studies33-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)60-
Business [+] 57 completers-
Business Administration and Management28-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping10-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management0-
Marketing/Marketing Management19-

Directory and Accreditation Information

Ferris State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1959 - Current[Estimated Date]).
The following list shows the contact and directory information of Ferris State University.
1201 S State St, Big Rapids, MI

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