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 9 different online degrees.
In the 2015 - 2016 school year, 776 students graduated from Ferris with an online bachelor's degree.
|Online Degree||2015 - 2016 Graduates|
|Allied Health Professions||37|
|Business Administration & Management||242|
|Dental Support Services||55|
|Environmental Control Technology||36|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||17|
|Health Professions (Other)||55|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||62|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||4|
How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at Ferris State University?
Of the 14,715 students currently enrolled at Ferris State University, about 25.0% (3,679) participate in some form of distance or online learning, and 1,403 students take classes exclusively online.
Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. 4 live in Michigan, 94 live in the U.S.A. and 2 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 85.4% of the Ferris State University student body.|
The minority of undergraduate degree seekers (25.4%) take at least one class online.
Of the 3,198 who take at least one online course, the minority (33.9%) take all their courses online.
The 1,083 undergraduate degree seekers who take all their courses online live in the following places.
|Undergraduate students who are not seeking a degree represent 5.3% of the Ferris State University student body.|
The minority of undergraduate non-degree seekers (21.2%) take at least one class online.
Of the 165 who take at least one online course, the vast majority (84.8%) take all their courses online.
The 140 undergraduate non-seekers who take all their classes live in the following places.
|Graduate students represent 9.3% of the Ferris State University student body.|
The minority of graduate students (23.1%) take at least one class online.
Of the 316 who take at least one online course, about half (57.0%) take all their courses online.
The 180 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.