Tuition, Financial Aid and Scholarships
Tuition Financial Aid Scholarships

Your graduate education is one of the most important investments you will ever make. This information should be used only as a guideline for estimating charges. All fees are subject to change without notice.

Academic Year 2015-16 Tuition:
$620 per credit


Note 1: The DCCL program has only one tuition rate.  There is not a separate out-of-state rate.

Note 2: No additional fees are applicable for DCCL students.  Other costs include textbooks and travel to class locations.

The program qualifies for graduate financial aid through traditional state and federal programs. We recommend that all students contact the financial aid office to determine if they are eligible for any aid. Contact Becky Vokes at 231-591-2025 or by email to for financial aid information.

Useful information:

Financial Aid Office: 231-591-2125

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for all federal student loan programs.

FAFSA website:

Ferris offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities to its students.To access the full list of opportunities and to submit your application, use either of the two links below as appropriate.


Admitted Students: If you are an admitted student (you have a MyFSU user name and password) please follow these instructions to submit your applications: Log in to MyFSU > Student tab > Financial Aid quick link > scroll down and select MyScholarships in the Scholarships portlet.

All students in the program are eligible for the Ralph C. and
J. William Wenrich Educational Excellence Scholarship.
After being admitted, you can apply for this scholarship at

For a flyer on the Wenrich Scholarship, click here.

Some students may also qualify for the King-Chavez-Parks Scholarship. Please contact Multicultural Student Services for more details at 231-591-2617.

Payment Methods

Ferris offers two payment plans for paying tuition: the traditional payment plan and the deferred payment plan.

Traditional Payment Plan: No deferred processing fee. All charges are due on the first billing date, prior to the first day of classes. This will require the entire account to be paid, leaving a $0 balance.

Deferred Payment Plans: $30 Enrollment fee per semester; choose one of three options in MyFSU. The first payment is due prior to the start of class. An updated electronic invoice will be issued for the remaining installments.

Current billing and payment dates and options are available on the Student Financial Services web page. From the Ferris home page, select “Student Financial Services” from the Quick Links drop down menu.

To Access and View Your Bill: Access E-Bill by logging in to MyFSU, clicking on the Student tab, and choose E-Bill from the quick links bar. Billing statements will only be provided electronically, no paper bills will be issued.

Tuition is due by the date listed on your E-Bill in MyFSU before the semester begins. If no payment is made, a $100 late fee will be charged to re-enroll in class. For any questions regarding billing and payments, contact
the Student Financial Services at (231) 591-3972.

You can pay using the following methods:

  1. Cash: In person only at the Timme Center for Student Services.
  2. Check: You may mail or deliver a check to the Timme Center for Student Services or with no service fee to the address below. Always include your campus ID number on the check.
    Ferris State University
    Student Financial Services CSS 101PA
    1201 S. State Street
    Big Rapids, MI 49307
  3. Online: Log into your E-bill site via your MyFSU.





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