Ferris State University: Admission & Tests

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Here is a quick overview of Ferris State University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Ferris State University admission requirements are rather easy; in 2015-16 the school accepted 78 percent of those who apply.

The school does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Ferris State University as a rule will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$30
Ferris State University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Ferris State University is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $30.00. The first-professional application fee is also 30 dollars.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Ability Test is not an important part of the application. Only 14 percent of applicants at Ferris State University completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 390 to 560 on Critical Reading, from 450 to 600 on Math, and from 390 to 520 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you have above 520 in SAT Critical Reading, 560 in SAT Math, and 490 in SAT Writing, this will be good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
360
480
520

SAT Math
420
530
560

SAT Writing
360
460
490

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a necessary element of the application at Ferris State University. 97% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 25 on Composite, from 16 to 26 on English, and from 16 to 25 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you have above 24 in ACT Composite, 24 in ACT English, and 23 in ACT Math, this should get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
22
24

ACT English
15
21
24

ACT Math
15
21
23

Contact Admissions

Phone
(231)
591-2000
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Ferris State University, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (231) 591-2000 or check Ferris State University Website

Read all information about Ferris State University:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Michigan Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Get details on 75 accounting and finance schools in Grand Rapids, Dearborn, Detroit, Flint, Troy, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, and 49 other cities. Approximately 4,900 accounting and finance diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for accounting and finance degree programs in MI is about $21,700.

Agriculture
Our directory contains 13 agriculture colleges in Port Huron, Big Rapids, Lansing, East Lansing, Traverse City, Plainwell, Berrien Springs, and 10 other cities. Around 800 agriculture diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for agriculture degree programs in MI is approximately $34,000.

Architecture
We reviewed 18 architecture schools in Flint, Bloomfield Hills, Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Warren, Berrien Springs, Lansing, and 13 other cities. Around 700 architecture degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for architecture programs in MI is roughly $34,400.

Art
Learn more about 52 art colleges in Flint, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Bay City, Livonia, and 35 other cities. About 1,500 art diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition price for art programs in MI is roughly $24,100.

Automotive and Mechanic
Learn more about 29 automotive and mechanic colleges in Dearborn, Flint, Bloomfield Hills, Harrison, Muskegon, Ann Arbor, Escanaba, and 24 more cities. Approximately 1,200 automotive and mechanic degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for automotive and mechanic programs in MI is about $8,800.

Biology
Read information about 51 biology colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Livonia, and 32 other cities. Approximately 5,300 biology degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for biology programs in MI is roughly $30,600.

Broadcasting
We reviewed 40 broadcasting colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Bay City, Flint, Livonia, Southfield, Allendale, and 29 other cities. Approximately 1,000 broadcasting diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for broadcasting degree programs in MI is approximately $18,900.

Business
Learn about 86 business colleges in Grand Rapids, Flint, Troy, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Dearborn, and 53 more cities. About 12,000 business diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for business degree programs in MI is approximately $21,900.

Chemistry
Read about 40 chemistry colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Bay City, Adrian, Flint, Dearborn, and 27 other cities. Approximately 1,600 chemistry diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for chemistry programs in MI is around $33,000.

Communication and Journalism
Our directory contains 51 communication and journalism schools in Grand Rapids, Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Bay City, Flint, Adrian, and 32 more cities. Around 3,600 communication and journalism diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for communication and journalism degree programs in MI - $27,700.

Computer Science
Our directory contains 79 computer science colleges in Detroit, Southfield, Dearborn, Flint, Troy, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and 49 other cities. About 5,700 computer science degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for computer science degree programs in MI: $20,900.

Construction
Detailed information about 26 construction schools in Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Big Rapids, Ironwood, Troy, East Lansing, Mount Pleasant, and 21 more cities. Approximately 400 construction degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for construction degree programs in MI - $21,400.

Criminal Justice
Our listing contains 57 criminal justice colleges in Detroit, Dearborn, Flint, Ann Arbor, Adrian, Grand Rapids, Bay City, and 41 other cities. Approximately 3,900 criminal justice diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for criminal justice degree programs in MI: $16,500.

Culinary
Detailed information about 23 culinary colleges in Flint, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Warren, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Plainwell, and 19 more cities. Around 800 culinary degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition for culinary degree programs in MI: $8,200.

Dental
We reviewed 34 dental colleges in Flint, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Lansing, Battle Creek, Dearborn, Livonia, and 24 more cities. Around 1,200 dental diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for dental degree programs in MI is about $22,600.

Education
Read about 92 education colleges in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Bay City, Livonia, Ann Arbor, and 56 other cities. Around 8,900 education diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for education degree programs in MI is roughly $24,200.

Electrical and Electronics
Our listing contains 45 electrical and electronics schools in Dearborn, Detroit, Troy, Flint, Port Huron, Ann Arbor, Jackson, and 36 more cities. Around 800 electrical and electronics diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for electrical and electronics degree programs in MI - $12,600.

Engineering
Read about 58 engineering schools in Flint, Dearborn, Troy, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Bay City, and 41 other cities. About 8,200 engineering degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for engineering programs in MI: $31,200.

English and Literature
Learn more about 45 english and literature schools in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Adrian, Bay City, and 29 more cities. Around 2,200 english and literature diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for english and literature programs in MI is roughly $28,300.

Fashion
We list 11 fashion colleges in Kalamazoo, Detroit, Ypsilanti, Midland, Grand Rapids, Bloomfield Hills, Troy, and 8 more cities. Approximately 300 fashion diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for fashion programs in MI is approximately $23,500.

General Studies
Read about 70 general studies schools in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Flint, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Bay City, and 46 other cities. About 17,500 general studies diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for general studies degree programs in MI is approximately $9,000.

Geography
Our directory contains 13 geography schools in Grand Rapids, East Lansing, Ypsilanti, Allendale, Marquette, Houghton, Big Rapids, and 9 more cities. Approximately 200 geography diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for geography degree programs in MI is about $25,200.

Graphic Design and Animation
Read about 50 graphic design and animation schools in Southfield, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Rochester Hills, Dearborn, Kalamazoo, and 32 more cities. About 1,000 graphic design and animation diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for graphic design and animation degree programs in MI - $17,600.

History
Learn about 40 history schools in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Lansing, Albion, Brimley, and 28 other cities. Around 1,000 history diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for history degree programs in MI: $30,200.

HVAC
We list 23 hvac colleges in Flint, Southfield, Bay City, Harrison, Warren, Adrian, Detroit, and 18 other cities. Approximately 800 hvac degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for hvac programs in MI - $8,400.

Industrial Technologies
We reviewed 57 industrial technologies schools in Dearborn, Detroit, Southfield, Kalamazoo, Flint, Livonia, Bloomfield Hills, and 41 more cities. Approximately 3,200 industrial technologies degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for industrial technologies programs in MI is around $14,600.

Installation and Repair
Read about 25 installation and repair schools in Flint, Benton Harbor, Plainwell, Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Marquette, Bloomfield Hills, and 21 more cities. About 500 installation and repair degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for installation and repair programs in MI is around $11,800.

Interior Design
Detailed information about 18 interior design schools in Adrian, Berrien Springs, Kalamazoo, East Lansing, Troy, Bloomfield Hills, Mount Pleasant, and 14 other cities. Approximately 300 interior design diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for interior design programs in MI is about $19,400.

Laboratory Assistance
We reviewed 38 laboratory assistance colleges in Flint, Grand Rapids, Adrian, Detroit, Bay City, Livonia, Allendale, and 28 other cities. Around 900 laboratory assistance diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for laboratory assistance programs in MI is around $14,800.

Law
Get details on 16 law colleges in East Lansing, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Sault Ste Marie, Big Rapids, Mount Pleasant, Lansing, and 11 other cities. Approximately 2,000 law diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for law programs in MI is roughly $38,300.

Management
Detailed information about 84 management colleges in Grand Rapids, Troy, Detroit, Flint, Dearborn, Southfield, Ann Arbor, and 53 more cities. Approximately 14,900 management degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for management programs in MI: $21,900.

Marketing and Advertising
Learn about 59 marketing and advertising schools in Grand Rapids, Flint, Detroit, Troy, Dearborn, Adrian, Bay City, and 38 other cities. Around 3,100 marketing and advertising diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for marketing and advertising programs in MI: $22,000.

Mathematics
Our directory contains 41 mathematics colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Kalamazoo, Flint, Albion, and 29 other cities. About 1,500 mathematics diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for mathematics degree programs in MI is approximately $31,500.

Medical
Learn more about 69 medical colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Adrian, Kalamazoo, Southfield, and 46 more cities. Approximately 9,900 medical diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for medical degree programs in MI: $22,600.

Medical Assistant
Our listing contains 82 medical assistant colleges in Detroit, Flint, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Dearborn, Madison Heights, and 54 other cities. Approximately 7,400 medical assistant degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for medical assistant programs in MI is approximately $13,300.

Music
We list 40 music schools in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Adrian, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Flint, and 27 more cities. Approximately 1,100 music degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for music programs in MI is approximately $29,900.

Natural Resources and Environment
Learn about 43 natural resources and environment colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Livonia, Dearborn, Flint, Adrian, and 29 more cities. About 1,300 natural resources and environment diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for natural resources and environment programs in MI is roughly $30,700.

Nursing
Our directory contains 73 nursing schools in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Southfield, Flint, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Livonia, and 49 more cities. About 9,800 nursing diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for nursing programs in MI is roughly $16,100.

Occupational Therapy
Learn about 42 occupational therapy colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Bay City, Flint, Adrian, Rochester Hills, Albion, and 28 more cities. About 2,600 occupational therapy diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for occupational therapy programs in MI - $26,600.

Office and Clerical Services
Get details on 41 office and clerical services colleges in Lansing, Detroit, Dearborn, Grand Rapids, Flint, Southfield, Battle Creek, and 31 more cities. Approximately 500 office and clerical services diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for office and clerical services programs in MI is roughly $9,200.

Paralegal
Learn about 36 paralegal schools in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Benton Harbor, Mount Pleasant, Traverse City, Alpena, East Lansing, and 31 more cities. Around 600 paralegal diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for paralegal degree programs in MI is approximately $16,700.

Pharmacy
Read about 37 pharmacy schools in Lansing, Detroit, Ann Arbor, Saginaw, East Lansing, Southgate, Dearborn, and 25 more cities. Around 800 pharmacy degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for pharmacy programs in MI is roughly $21,000.

Photography
Learn more about 21 photography colleges in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Grand Rapids, Berrien Springs, Jackson, Rochester Hills, Lansing, and 15 more cities. About 300 photography diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for photography degree programs in MI is approximately $17,800.

Political Science
Read about 36 political science colleges in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Bay City, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Albion, and 24 more cities. About 1,700 political science diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for political science programs in MI is about $33,600.

Printing and Publishing
Our directory contains 2 printing and publishing colleges in Alpena and Big Rapids. About 100 printing and publishing diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition charges for printing and publishing programs in MI is around $17,500.

Psychology
Our directory contains 52 psychology colleges in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Kalamazoo, Rochester Hills, Dearborn, Adrian, and 33 more cities. Around 5,700 psychology diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for psychology degree programs in MI - $27,800.

Radiology Technology
Our listing contains 22 radiology technology schools in Flint, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Adrian, Dearborn, Port Huron, and 16 more cities. About 500 radiology technology degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for radiology technology degree programs in MI is around $12,000.

Recreation and Leisure
Our listing contains 8 recreation and leisure colleges in Mount Pleasant, Ironwood, Spring Arbor, Marquette, East Lansing, Sault Ste Marie, Kalamazoo, and Big Rapids. About 300 recreation and leisure diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for recreation and leisure programs in MI is roughly $20,600.

Resort and Hospitality
Get details on 23 resort and hospitality colleges in Dearborn, Kalamazoo, Warren, Benton Harbor, Flint, Mount Pleasant, Dowagiac, and 20 more cities. About 800 resort and hospitality degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for resort and hospitality degree programs in MI: $23,600.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Detailed information about 29 retailing and wholesaling schools in Grand Rapids, Flint, Bay City, Ironwood, Plainwell, Adrian, East Lansing, and 22 other cities. About 500 retailing and wholesaling diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for retailing and wholesaling degree programs in MI is about $18,100.

Sculpture
Learn more about 5 sculpture colleges in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Livonia, and Big Rapids. Approximately 100 sculpture diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for sculpture programs in MI is approximately $21,000.

Social Work
Get details on 52 social work schools in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor, Bay City, Dearborn, Adrian, and 34 other cities. Around 4,600 social work diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for social work programs in MI is around $26,000.

Sociology and Anthropology
We reviewed 38 sociology and anthropology schools in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Adrian, Ann Arbor, Flint, Albion, and 26 more cities. Around 1,700 sociology and anthropology degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for sociology and anthropology programs in MI is about $29,100.

Welding
Learn more about 29 welding colleges in Flint, Battle Creek, Marquette, Warren, Adrian, Detroit, Kalamazoo, and 25 more cities. Around 500 welding diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for welding programs in MI is around $8,500.

Work and Family Studies
Learn more about 41 work and family studies schools in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Southfield, Flint, Livonia, Dearborn, and 28 more cities. About 2,000 work and family studies diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for work and family studies degree programs in MI is about $18,100.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Admissions in Nearby Schools