Online Profiles

Ferris State University - 2016

print entire profile

Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

University: A solid academic background prepares students for a successful college career, and Ferris encourages strong college preparatory curriculum in high school to ensure such success. The average incoming freshman high school cumulative grade point average is a 3.17 and the average ACT composite score is a 21.3. Ferris considers students both above and below these averages for admission.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Surveing Engineering (AAS Degree): ACT Composite: 18, ACT Math: 19 (Math 115 placement).

Surveying Engineering (BS Degree): College GPA: 2.0, ACT Math: 26 (Math 220 placement).

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

A student from another country should apply for admission at least six months in advance of the planned arrival at Ferris State University. In addition to regular admission procedures, an international student must follow these procedures: 1. Include an official copy of the scores of the TOEFL. 2. Applicant must provide proof of adequate financial resources.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Combined cumulative grade point average (GPA) must be 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 grading scale) to be eligible for general admissions.

If transferring with 48 or more college semester credit hours completed - combined cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 grading scale) to be eligible for general admission to the University. ACT/SAT scores will also be required if without completion of college-level English and algebra or 60 semester credit hours (90 quarter credit hours).

If transferring with between 12 and 47 college semester hours completed - combined cumulative college GPA must be 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 grading scale) to be eligible for general admission to the University.

If transferring with less than 12 college semester hours completed - admission to the University will be based on high school academic record. A high school final GPA of 2.5 or higher and an ACT composite score of 17 or higher are required for general admission.

Check out the Ferris catalog for specific admissions requirements to the major of your choice.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 187
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 39