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Ferris State University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
B
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
41%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
80%
Part-Time Retention Rate
49%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$49
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    42%
  • 20-39
    47%
  • 40-99
    9%
  • 100+
    1%
97%
of students say they attend class.74 responses

About the Professors

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Female Professors
44%
Male Professors
56%
Average Professor Salary
$101,208
Poll
51%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.74 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    2%
  • Asian American
    4%
  • Hispanic
    0%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
  • White
    88%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
85%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.124 responses
Poll
81%
of students say professors care about their students' success.124 responses
Poll
81%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.124 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.124 responses
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