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Ferris State University

Ferris State University

1201 S State St
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
(231) 591-2000

Founded in 1884, Ferris State University is a public 4-year institution. Ferris is located in Big Rapids, MI. FSU is the 15th largest institution in the state of Michigan. FSU offers 28 certificates, 38 associates level degrees, 86 bachelors level degrees, seven masters level degrees, and two doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 14,381 students pursued degrees from the 129 programs at this school. It offers subjects including dental hygiene and business administration. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits FSU. This school is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan.

Admission

11,261 students applied to FSU in 2010. Ferris admitted about 54% of applicants or 6,081 students. Close to 57% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

11,261 students applied to FSU in 2010. Ferris admitted about 54% of applicants or 6,081 students. Close to 57% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 54%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 55%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 53%

Student Demographics

14,381 students were enrolled at this big school in 2010.

Student Demographics

14,381 students were enrolled at this big school in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 7047
  • Total Enrolled Female: 7334
  • Undergraduate Male: 6584
  • Undergraduate Female: 6584
  • Graduate Male: 534
  • Graduate Female: 679

Faculty Demographics

912 faculty work for Ferris. Approximately 61% of instructors are full-time, 355 out of 912 faculty are part-time, and close to 43% of faculty are women.

Faculty Demographics

912 faculty work for Ferris. Approximately 61% of instructors are full-time, 355 out of 912 faculty are part-time, and close to 43% of faculty are women.

  • Male: 511
  • Female: 401
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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