Welcome! Ferris State University is recognized as a leader in career-oriented education and is home to more than 170 programs including associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.
Our students benefit from small class sizes, nurturing classroom settings, hands-on training in our laboratories, faculty actively dedicated to the success of our students, a safe campus environment, comfortable residence halls, and even family housing at Ferris.
Our main campus is located in Big Rapids, Michigan – a naturally beautiful area of the state. The Big Rapids campus is 50 miles north of Grand Rapids, Michigan's second largest city. Ferris is just a four-hour drive from Chicago and only three hours from Detroit.