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40
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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

Go To : www.ferris.edu/ international/admissions
Click on “Apply Now”
Pay $30 Application Fee
Submit Required Documents by Mail

APPLICATION DEADLINES

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

SEND DOCUMENTS TO:

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

TALK TO AN ADVISOR:

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

GRADUATE INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

-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)

UNDERGRADUATES INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

-Application for International Students
-$30 Application Fee
-Proof of English Proficiency*
-Official High school transcripts
-Official bank statement
-Copy of passport

CONDITIONAL ADMISSION:

Qualified applicants can be offered conditional admission if they lack English proficiency

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

Test Graduate Undergraduate
TOEFL 79 61
IELTS 6.5 5.5
PTE 51 43
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

BUSINESS, HOSPITALIY

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

MEDICAL HEALTH

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

COMPUTERS, DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

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

ENGINEERING, ENGINEERING
TECHNOLOGY

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

EDUCATION

Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Secondary Teaching Teacher Education
Technical Education

LIBERAL ARTS, FINE ARTS

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

SCIENCES

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

Curriculum and Instruction/Reading Specialist Concentration

Curriculum and Instruction/Special Education Concentration

Curriculum and Instruction/Subject Area Concentration

Master of Science, Career & Technical Education

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

Doctor of Optometry

Doctor of Pharmacy

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

Tuition Room and Board Other Expenses Total per Academic Year
$7,011.00 $4,702.00 $1750.00 $13,463.00

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.
STUDENT LIFE
Ferris State University students have many different choices for relaxation and recreation to enhance their education, experience new cultures, and make friends.
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
• 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
COSTS
INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE
ITEM COST
Tuition $16,482
Room and Board $9,894
Other Expenses $3,500
Total per Academic Year $29,876

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WEST MICHIGAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

ITEM COST
Tuition $7,389
Room and Board $4,947
Other Expenses $1,750
Total per Academic Semester $14,086

SCHOLARSHIPS

We offer a number of international student scholarships. For more information please visit: http:// www.ferris.edu/international/ admissions/undergraduate/ Scholarships.htm

INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE

ITEM COST
Tuition $16,632
Room and Board $9,894
Other Expenses $3,500
Total per Academic Year $30,026

PROFESSIONAL- PHARMACY & OPTOMETRY

ITEM COST
Tuition $26,512
Room and Board $9,894
Other Expenses $3,500
Total per Academic Year $39,906
All above costs are averages for one academic year

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