Ferris State University

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#131 Overall Score: 55 Best Online Bachelor's Programs

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Bachelor's Program Overview

Ferris State University, a public institution, has been offering online bachelor's degree programs since 2004-2005. All of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience. When applying for the online programs at Ferris State University, it's important to note that the deadline is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2004-2005
Total enrollment 811
2013-2014 Tuition $365 per credit (in-state)
$365 per credit (out-of-state)
Application deadline Rolling
Admissions URL http://www.ferris.edu/htmls/statewide/apply/applynow.htm
Admissions e-mail tetsworc@ferris.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 161
Student Engagement score 42
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 45
Faculty Credentials and Training score 73
Student Services and Technology rank 216
Student Services and Technology score 30


Application deadline (U.S. residents) Rolling
Application deadline (international students) Rolling
Priority application deadline N/A
Admissions website http://www.ferris.edu/htmls/statewide/apply/applynow.htm
Director of admissions Charlotte Tetsworth
Admissions phone (231) 591-3932
Admissions email tetsworc@ferris.edu
Denies admittance to qualified applicants No

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Maximum class size 20
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 141
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 53
Average online teaching experience 3 years
Five most popular majors
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 65%
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 12%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 10%
General Studies 8%
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 4%
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Students enroll as online students Yes, they are bound to courses as online students after enrollment
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S. Yes
One-year retention rates N/A
Graduation rates N/A

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Student Body

Total enrollment 811
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
New entrants who are first-time freshmen 0%
Average student age 33

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Technology & Support

Required Internet speed 28k
Instructor response expected within (hours) N/A
24-7 live tech support Yes

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Paying for School

In-state, out-of-district tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $365
Out-of-state tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $365
Tuition for international students (per credit) N/A
Financial aid available Both institutional and federal aid are available

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