General Information

FerrisNow 2018-19 Quick Facts

  • Ferris State University established the Office of Transfer and Secondary School Partnerships in 2012 to:

    • Promote access to higher education and degree attainment by facilitating successful transfer of college and articulated credits.
    • Serve as the central source for all information and communication related to college transfers including earned college credit and articulated credits.
    • Serve as the hub for collaborations between high schools, career and technical education centers, early/middle college high schools, postsecondary institutions and Ferris State University.
    • Facilitate relationships and partnerships between K-12 and postsecondary partners and the faculty and staff at Ferris.

    Since Fall 2012, 5,164 high school students have enrolled in Ferris classes, with students earning 30,018 college credits through the FerrisNow Program.

  • Twenty-eight secondary schools including 3 career centers, 4 early colleges, 20 high schools, plus one community agency are collaborating with Ferris to provide college credit opportunities for high school students during the 2018-19 academic year. The Ferris State Center for Latinx Studies and Ferris State Charter School have locations under these partnerships. 

     

     

  • Total Unduplicated student enrollment for the fall and spring terms is 1,529 students.

    FerrisNow Program Fall 2018 Enrollment Spring 2019 Enrollment
    Career and Education Planning 104 99
    College Readiness 112 401
    Concurrent Enrollment 724 699
    Dual Enrollment (cohorts) 141 128
    Dual Enrollment (stand-alone courses) 57 128
    Woodbridge Promise 95 63
    Totals* 1176 1390

    Unduplicated Total

    952 1114
    *Students may be counted more than once if they are enrolled in more than one program.
  • Term Credit Hours Attempted Credit Hours Earned
    Fall 2018 3482 3294
    Spring 2019 3686 Pending
    Totals 7168 Pending
  • Fall 2018

    In collaboration with 18 academic departments on campus, the FerrisNow program is sponsored 89 course sections this fall. This number included 54 sections of concurrent enrollment classes, 10 sections of Career and Education Planning, 9 sections for dual enrollment cohorts, 6 sections of college student methods, and 10 sections for Woodbridge Promise College Prep Program.

    Spring 2019

    The FerrisNow program sponsored 94 course sections during the term. This included 54 sections of concurrent enrollment, 7 sections of CARE, 8 sections of Woodbridge Promise courses, 7 sections of dual enrollment, and 17 sections of college study methods.

    List of Courses Offered

    • ANTH 121
    • ANTH 122
    • CARE 100
    • CARE 102
    • CARE 201
    • CARE 202
    • CARE 203
    • CHEM 121
    • COHP 101
    • COHP 102
    • COMM 105
    • COMM 121
    • CRIM 110
    • CRIM 113
    • DAGD 100
    • DAGD 104
    • DSGN 100
    • ECNS 115
    • ECNS 125
    • ENGL 074
    • ENGL 150
    • ETEC 140
    • GEOG 100
    • HCSA 120
    • HSMG 111
    • HSMG 127
    • HUMN 240
    • ISYS 103
    • ISYS 105
    • LITR 150
    • MATH 110
    • MATH 115
    • MATH 120
    • MATH 130
    • MATH 220
    • MATH 230
    • MATH 251
    • MATH 320
    • MECH 250
    • MRIS 103
    • MUSI 228
    • PLSC 121
    • PLSC 122
    • READ 175
    • READ 176
    • RMIN 200
    • RMIN 252
    • RMIN 253
    • SENG 101
    • SENG 102
    • SPAN 101
    • UNIV 101
    • UNIV 190
    • WGST 105
  • Ferris currently has 19 statewide agreements in place and four additional individual agreements with secondary schools. The individual agreements apply to Digital Animation and Game Design classes. 

    Statewide Articulation Agreements

    Listed by Secondary Program

    • Automotive Technician-Electrical & Brakes (CIP Code 47.0604) (Automotive Service Technology)
    • Business Administration, Management & Operations (CIP Code 52.0299) (General Business)
    • Biotechnology Medical Services (CIP Code 16.0102) (Health Professions Programs)
    • Computer Programming/Computer Programmer (CIP Code 11.0201) (Computer Information Systems)
    • Cosmetology (CIP Code 12.04) (General Business)
    • Diagnostic Services (CIP Code 51.1) (Health Professions Programs)
    • Digital/Multimedia & Information Resource Design (CIP Code 11.0801) (Computer Information Systems)
      Finance (CIP Code 52.08) (Accountancy)
    • Graphics and Printing Technology (CIP Code 10.0301) (Graphic Media Management)
    • Health/Informatics (CIP Code 51.0707) (Health Professions Programs)
    • Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies (CIP Code 47.0399) (Heavy Equipment Technology)
    • Insurance (CIP Code 52.1701) (Risk Management and Insurance)
    • Marketing, Sales and Service and Entrepreneurship (CIP Code 52.1999) (Marketing)
    • Medium/Heavy Truck Technician (CIP Code 47.0613) (Heavy Equipment Technology)
    • Personal and Culinary Service including Travel/Tourism Management (CIP Code 12.05) (Hospitality)
    • Radio & TV Broadcasting (CIP Code 10.0202) (Television and Digital Media Production)
    • Therapeutic Services (CIP Code 51) (Health Professions Programs)
    • Welding, Brazing and Soldering (CIP Code 48.058) (Welding Technology)

    Individual Agreements - Digital Animation and Game Design

    • Careerline Tech Center
    • iCademy Global and Protege Design Studios
    • Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency-Education for the Arts
    • Kent Career Tech Center

    Articulated Credit Granted

    Forty-nine first-time college students have been granted 155 credit hours of articulated credit during the 2018-19 academic year.

    Students earned credit for the following courses:

    Course

    Total Credits Awarded

    BUSN1--   BUSN General Credit Level 100

    3

    CITS160   A+ Certification 2

    6

    COHP100   Orientation to Medical Vocabulary

    27

    COHP102   Safety Issues in Health Care

    29

    CRIM110   Introduction to Crim Justice

    3

    DAGD1--   DAGD General Credit 100 Level

    18

    DAGD100   Intro to Computer Animation

    27

    DAGD104   Digital Imaging

    27

    GCOM131   Building Prof Digital Docs

    3

    ISYS105   Intro Micro Systems-Software

    9

    TDMP110   Intro to Video Communications

    3

    Grand Total

    155