Ferris State University, an Equal Opportunity institution, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. For more information, see the offices for Diversity & Inclusion and Equal Opportunity. Applicants requiring accommodation or assistance in admission to or participation in the Honors Program should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Admissions criteria - Students who have applied to Ferris State University and meet at least two of the following three criteria are invited to apply directly to the Honors Program:
Students who are close to meeting the criteria for invitation and have records of significant and meaningful extracurricular academic achievement (Odyssey of the Mind, Editor of Student Newspaper / Yearbook, Debate/Forensics, etc.), outstanding community service or exemplary leadership positions will be considered for invitation following individual review of those credentials by the Honors Program staff.
To complete an application to the Honors program, each student must submit:
Being invited to apply to the Honors program is no guarantee of admission to the Honors program. Students are evaluated on all measures before admission is granted.
A student must be admitted to Ferris State University to be admitted to the Honors program. If you have not completed an Undergraduate Student application to Ferris State University, you will need to do that in order for your Honors application to remain valid. The application can be found at www.ferris.edu/admissions.
In order to be admitted to the Honors Program International students must have:
Transfer students may be accepted from Ferris after a single semester is completed (called 'internal transfers') or from institutions other than Ferris. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater in at least 12-45 credits, none of which can be remedial.
Please visit Ferris Honors Program: Transfer Applications for more detail.