Ferris State University

Ferris State University

Ferris State University, established in 1884, was founded by an educator, Woodbridge Ferris. The central campus of the university is located in Big Rapids, Michigan. The secondary campus is found in Grand Rapids. Ferris has more than 10,000 students and offers over 170 degree programs. Ferris consists of 8 separate colleges:

  • Allied Health Sciences
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business
  • Education and Human Services
  • Kendall College of Art and Design
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Technology

Ferris State University's sports teams are known by the name Bulldogs. The university's teams participate in wrestling, golf and hockey. Project Engineer Jeffrey M Orkisz, head football coach Butch Jones, news anchor Dana King and former NFL Linebacker Monty Brown are a few notable alumni of the university.

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Radio And Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Graphic Communications, General
Printing Management
Prepress/Desktop Publishing And Digital Imaging Design
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other
Funeral Service And Mortuary Science, General
Restaurant, Culinary, And Catering Management/Manager
Culinary Arts And Related Services, Other
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Community College Education
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Sales And Marketing Operations/Marketing And Distribution Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Technical Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Geography Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Systems Engineering
Construction Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Surveying Engineering
Spanish Language And Literature
Adult Development And Aging
Child Care And Support Services Management
Writing, General
Creative Writing
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing
Rhetoric And Composition
General Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Environmental Biology
Applied Mathematics, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Chemical Technology/Technician
Psychology, General
Social Work
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Tool And Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist
Design And Visual Communications, General
Industrial And Product Design
Fashion/Apparel Design
Interior Design
Graphic Design
Design And Applied Arts, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Metal And Jewelry Arts
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other
Music Management
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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