Ferris State University

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U.S. News Rankings

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#24 Overall Score: 84 Best Online Nursing Programs

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Graduate Nursing Program Overview

Ferris State University is a public institution where all of the graduate-level, online nursing classes are recorded and archived, so that students can access lecture material at their own convenience. One hundred percent of students are already employed when they first enroll. The admissions deadline for these programs is April 15.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 2005-2006
Total enrollment 98
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $497 (in-state)
$746 (out-of-state)
Application deadline April 15
Admissions URL https://www.ferris.edu/admissions
Admissions e-mail tetsworc@ferris.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Faculty Credentials and Training rank 61
Faculty Credentials and Training score 78
Student Services and Technology rank 14
Student Services and Technology score 67
Student Engagement rank 2
Student Engagement score 95
Admissions Selectivity rank 28
Admissions Selectivity score 77


Application deadline (U.S. residents) April 15
Application deadline (international students) April 15
Admissions website https://www.ferris.edu/admissions
Director of admissions Charlotte Tetsworth
Admissions phone (231) 591-3932
Admissions email tetsworc@ferris.edu

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School awards Doctorate of Nursing Practice No
Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 5 full-time; 1 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 4
Average experience teaching online courses 3 years
Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Classes include campus-based students N/A
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Within 3 years (2012-2013) 77%
Within 3 years (2011-2012) 70%

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Student Body

Enrollment 98
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution

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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) N/A
24/7 live tech support Yes
Alumni/alumnae relations 0

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $497
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $746
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $497
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $746

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