Overall Niche Grade
- Party SceneB
- Campus FoodA+
- Student LifeB-
Ferris State University is ...
NCAA Division II (with football)
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Ferris State University Rankings
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High School GPA
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.123 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.131 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.130 responses
Most Popular Majors
- Police and Criminal Science371Graduates
- Business Administration and Management246Graduates
- Engineering Design97Graduates
- Health Care Management97Graduates
- Mechanical Engineering Technician89Graduates
- Graphic Design82Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities73Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
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- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.144 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.164 responses
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After Ferris State University
- Very Good641
Ferris is a very cultural driven school. Students at Ferris State University are able to participate in a variety of cultural enrichment activities and community service. This allows students to broaden their spectrum and become aware of other surroundings. Community service allows students to better the community and its also a good resume builder. Ferris State University has an amazing Honors Program that focuses on community service and culture. Ferris is an overall good school and I would recommend this school to anyone!
- 28 days ago
Horrible school! Ferris is a horrible school! Students are all hicks and from small rural areas. They are not open to anything, very close minded and not accepting! Faculty are very bias and are also from rural areas. They are not cultured or well informed about the current events outside of Big Rapids. There are good educational programs, however, admin and faculty are hard to work with! Everyone wears camouflage and the only activity they partake in is hunting or fishing. People here are extremes. The town itself has nothing much. There is one bar, WalMart and Applebees. Before choosing to go to Ferris, rethink what you want from your school. If you like camouflage and hunting, this is your school! If not, rethink your options.
- College Freshman
- May 25 2012
I love being part of the Ferris community! There are always things to do and stuff to look forward too. Ferris has an amazing atmosphere as far amazing faculty and students. Everyone is very nice and respectful. The instructors always try to their best to see their students succed. I really can't that the Ferris community enough. I will forever recommend Ferris as an option to friends or other peers. I think Ferris has much to offer to anyone looking to further their education. The academic programs provided here are by far some of the best I've seen. From pharmacy to music management and everything in between; I feel as if everyone can find themselves and what they want to do as a career.
- 8 days ago