Ferris State University

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) Notify student within one week of all requirements received.
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs Yes
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants No
Admits applicants living abroad No
SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 199
Accepted 97
New entrants 67
Acceptance rate 49%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 100%
Average GMAT score 470
Entrants providing GMAT scores 6%
Average GRE score breakdown N/A
Entrants providing GRE scores 21%
Students with prior work experience 0%
Average months work experience of new entrants 0


Application essay required Yes
Standardized test requirement GRE or GMAT
Letters of recommendation 3
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 3
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 500, internet 67

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Not Considered
Class rank Not Considered
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Very Important
Non-academic factors
Application essay Very Important
Interview Not Considered
Work experience Very Important
Character/personal qualities Not Considered
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Very Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Charlotte Tetsworth
Admissions phone (231) 591-3932
Admissions email tetsworc@ferris.edu
Admissions website http://www.ferris.edu/business/programs/mba/admission

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