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19. Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
Founded in 1884, Ferris State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Big Rapids (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Michigan.
Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Ferris State University is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution.
Ferris State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.
This 133 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.
International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Ferris State University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.