Ferris Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Ferris Disability Services.
Ferris for the Military
While not a "service academy", Ferris does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Ferris Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Ferris for Veterans Guide.
Ferris offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Ferris does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Ferris State University
Ferris offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Ferris State University
Ferris has a comparatively large, student body. There were 11,896 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 8,079 (67.9%). Part-time attendance was 3,817 (32.1%).
Ferris State University is Ranked #1,068 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Ferris is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Ferris #1068 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Ferris State University Competes in the NCAA
Ferris has a total of 440 student athletes, 285 men and 155 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$5,956,482|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$5,945,955|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Ferris State University Athletics