Ferris State University

Big Rapids, MI

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Ferris State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline August 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due August 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 4,098 5,359 9,457
Accepted 2,848 3,861 6,709
Acceptance Rate 69% 72% 70%
Enrolled 1,019 1,116 2,135

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.19 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(97% of Students Admitted to Ferris State University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 18 to 24
  • Math 18 to 25
  • Composite 19 to 24
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 25 24
Bottom 25th Percentile 18 18 19

Ferris State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($0)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Considered
Essay     Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 3
English 4
Foreign Language 2
History 1
Math 4
Science 3
Social Studies 2
Lab 2
Other 3
Electives 1 1

Ferris State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 15,753 (91%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,500 (8%)

Ferris State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($0)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 12)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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