Why Consider Online Learning?Distance learning at Ferris means doing school work when it's convenient for you. Online courses are an excellent option for busy students while online degree programs are popular with older students or those who work full-time.
Ferris Online Degree Options
Ferris State University offers 13 different online degrees.
In the 2014 - 2015 school year, 842 students graduated from Ferris with an online bachelor's degree.
|Online Degree||2014 - 2015 Graduates|
|Allied Health Professions||53|
|Business Administration & Management||271|
|Dental Support Services||54|
|Environmental Control Technology||44|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||27|
|Health Professions (Other)||45|
|Human Resource Management||8|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||57|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||7|
How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at Ferris State University?
Of the 14,600 students currently enrolled at Ferris State University, about 22.5% (3,284) participate in some form of distance or online learning, and 1,362 students take classes exclusively online.
Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. 1,242 live in Michigan, 1,357 live in the U.S.A. and 5 live outside of the U.S.A. Long live the Internet!
The following chart shows you how many students are involved in online classes depending on their degree. Non-Seekers are students who are not currently enrolled in a degree program.
|Undergraduate degree seeking students represent 86.5% of the Ferris State University student body.|
The minority of undergraduate degree seekers (23.2%) take at least one class online.
Of the 2,925 who take at least one online course, the minority (37.4%) take all their courses online.
The 1,094 undergraduate degree seekers who take all their courses online live in the following places.
|Undergraduate students who are not seeking a degree represent 5.1% of the Ferris State University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate non-degree seekers (16.7%) take at least one class online.
Of the 124 who take at least one online course, the vast majority (88.7%) take all their courses online.
The 110 undergraduate non-seekers who take all their classes live in the following places.
|Graduate students represent 8.4% of the Ferris State University student body.|
A small minority of graduate students (19.2%) take at least one class online.
Of the 235 who take at least one online course, the majority (67.2%) take all their courses online.
The 158 graduate students who take all their classes online live in the following places.
For more information, check out our section on Graduations at Ferris State University.