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Office of International 

Education

Imagine more...

WHY STUDY

AT FERRIS?
 

Founded in 1884 in Big Rapids, Michigan, Ferris State University offers professional and technical programs with a variety of opportunities connecting theory to practice.

Opportunities for networking and practical experiences, as well as state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and equipment, give Ferris students an edge in the job market.

• Ferris Ranked in

  Top 20 among

  Midwest Regional

  Public Schools 

• #74 in Regional

  Universities

  Midwest

• #18 in Top Public

  Schools

• #111 in Best  

  Undergraduate 

  Engineering 

  Programs

QUICK FACTS

16:1  Student Faculty Ratio
 

14,000 Students Enrolled

At Ferris State University 

70% of students participate 
in internships

 

40 Countries represented 400+ International students
 

100,000 Alumni living & working worldwide

HOW TO APPLY
SUBMIT YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION
TALK TO AN ADVISOR:
SEND DOCUMENTS TO:
APPLICATION DEADLINES

Go To : www.ferris.edu/ 
international/admissions

Click on “Apply Now”
Pay $30 Application Fee
Submit Required Documents by Mail

Fall : June 15
Spring: October 15
Summer: February 15

Ferris State University
Office of International Education
1301 S. State Street IRC 134
Big Rapids, MI 49307 USA

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
GRADUATE INTERNATIONAL
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
UNDERGRADUATES INTERNATIONAL 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
CONDITIONAL ADMISSION:
-Application for International Students
-$30 Application Fee
-Proof of English Proficiency*
-Official undergraduate transcripts
-Official bank statement
-Copy of passport
-3 letters of recommendation
-Resume
-Statement of purpose
-Official GRE scores
 
(For specific programs only)
-Application for International Students
-$30 Application Fee
-Proof of English Proficiency*
-Official High school transcripts
-Official bank statement
-Copy of passport
Qualified applicants can be offered conditional admission if they lack English proficiency
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

Test

PTE

Undergraduate

79

TOEFL

Graduate

43

51

5.5

6.5

61

IELTS

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

BUSINESS, HOSPITALIY
 
ENGINEERING, ENGINEERING 
TECHNOLOGY

 
COMPUTERS, DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
 
MEDICAL HEALTH
 

SCIENCES

LIBERAL ARTS, FINE ARTS
 

EDUCATION

Accountancy
Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communication
Business Administration
Business Data Analytics
Finance
Graphic Design
Graphic media management
Health Care Marketing
Hospitality Management
Human Resource Management
Insurance and Risk Management
Marketing
Music Industry Management
Operations and Supply Management
Professional Golf Management
Professional Tennis Management
Public Relations

 

Allied Health Science
Dental Hygiene
Health Care Marketing
Health Care Systems Administration
Health Information Management
Medical Laboratory Science
Molecular Diagnostics
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Public Health

 

Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Technology
Computer Networks and Systems
Digital Animation and Game Design
Graphic Design
Graphic Media Management
Information Security and Intelligence
Television and Digital Media Production

 

Architecture and Sustainability
Construction Management
Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology

 

Facility Management
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR)
Heavy Equipment Service 
Engineering Technology
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Plastics Engineering Technology
Product Design Engineering Technology
Rubber Engineering Technology
Surveying Engineering
Welding Engineering Technology

 

Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Secondary Teaching Teacher Education
Technical Education 

 

Applied Speech Communication
Criminal Justice
English
History
Journalism and Technical Communication
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Sports Communication

 

Applied Mathematics
Applied Mathematics-Computer Science
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Environmental Biology
Biology/Forensic Biology
Biology/Pre-Dentistry
Biology/Pre-Medicine
Biology/Pre-Optometry
Biology/Pre-Physical Therapy
Biology/Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Biotechnology
Chemistry
Industrial Chemistry Fermentation Science
Industrial Chemistry Manufacturing
Industrial Chemistry

 

GRADUATE
PROGRAMS

Master of Science Information Security & Intelligence

Master of Criminal Justice

Master of Social Work

Master of Education

Master of Education
Master of Science, Career & Technical Education

Doctor of Optometry

Doctor of Pharmacy

Curriculum and Instruction/Reading Specialist Concentration

Curriculum and Instruction/Special Education Concentration

Curriculum and Instruction/Subject Area Concentration

 

Career and Technical Education/ Instructor Concentration

Career and Technical Education/ Postsecondary Administration Concentration 

Career and Technical Education/Training & Development Concentration

Career and Technical Education/Education Leadership

WEST MICHIGAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

•   Highly qualified instructors

•   Small class size

•   20 hours of instruction per week

•   Language instruction for

     academic studies

4 LEVELS

Beginning Level
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3

THE BRIDGE LEVEL

The Bridge level is an extension of level 3 for advanced students. At this level students are prepared to transition into the regular academic program. Bridge students take 2 language classes, the Academic Bridge course, and 1 academic course from their major.
 

ESTIMATED EXPENSES
MYPLACE PROGRAM

MyPLACE (My Program for Language and Culture Exchange) is a unique conversation partner program that matches international students enrolled in the West Michigan English Language Institute (WMELI) with FSU students who are native speakers of English for group conversation and project-based activities. 

Tuition

$7,011.00

$13,463.00

Total per Academic Year

$1750.00

Other Expenses

$4,702.00

Room and Board

LEARN MORE

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There are many different offices on campus that provide support and opportunities for campus engagement.

• Office of International Education
• Diversity and Inclusion Office
• Office of Multicultural Student Services
• Center for Latin@ Studies
• Center for Leadership, Activities and Career

   Services
• Center for Global Studies and Engagement
• Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
• Health Center

STUDENT LIFE

Ferris State University students have many different choices for relaxation and recreation to enhance their education, experience new cultures, and make friends. 

• Cultural activities and trips
• Weekly shopping shuttles in Big Rapids

   and to nearby cities
• Over 200 registered Student

   Organizations
• Concerts, shows, and visiting speakers

• On-campus museums and art gallery
• Fitness centers, university sports, and

   outdoor adventure
• Four hours from Chicago
• Less than an hour from Grand Rapids
• Close to beautiful Lake Michigan beaches

Inquiry Form
Gender:
SCHOLARSHIPS

We offer a number of international student scholarships. For more information please visit: http://

www.ferris.edu/international/

admissions/undergraduate/

Scholarships.htm

COSTS
INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

WEST MICHIGAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE

PROFESSIONAL- PHARMACY & OPTOMETRY

All above costs are averages for one academic year

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ITEM

ITEM

ITEM

COST

COST

COST

COST

Tuition

Tuition

Tuition

Room and Board

Room and Board

Room and Board

Other Expenses

Other Expenses

Other Expenses

Total per Academic Year

$9,894

$16,482

$3,500

$29,876

Total per Academic Semester

Total per Academic Year

Total per Academic Year

Other Expenses

Room and Board

$30,026

$16,632

$9,894

$7,389

$3,500

$4,947

$1,750

$14,086

$3,500

$9,894

$26,512

$39,906

Tuition

Contact Us

Email us:

Call us: 1(231) 591-2450

Mail all required documents to:
Ferris State University
Office of International Education
1301 S. State St. IRC 134
Big Rapids, MI. 49307 USA

Office of International

Education