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Ferris - Grand Rapids

Ferris - Grand Rapids

Earn Your Degree in Grand Rapids

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Our flexible classes, convenient location, and cutting-edge programs keep your degree within reach right here in Grand Rapids. Take advantage of our special partnership with Grand Rapids Community College to earn your degree faster and more affordably. 

Make your move. Request more information or meet with an advisor to learn more. If you're ready to get started, apply now!

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Grand rapids Programs

How It Works

These programs are made available near you through a combination of Ferris State University and Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) courses offered at GRCC's campus, and/or courses offered online. You may find details on the written arrangements with our partner institutions, their portion of courses included in this program, and the cost of those courses on our consortium agreements page

Meet with an advisor to learn how this increases the value of your degree.

  •  Apply to Ferris

    Applying to Ferris is simple and free! Complete these 3 steps. 

    1. Complete your free application.
    2. Send us your documents. This could include transcripts and test scores. 
    3. Look for your admission decision.

    Have questions about our application process? Check out our App FAQ or schedule an appointment with an admissions expert for assistance.

    Apply to Ferris

  •  Apply to GRCC

    The Grand Rapids location is on the campus of Grand Rapids Community College. Ferris - Grand Rapids does not offer required courses that can be completed through GRCC. If you choose to take those courses through GRCC, you will need to complete their application process. Meet an advisor to learn more. 

 Grand Rapids FAQ

  •  Campus Information

    The Ferris - Grand Rapids office is located on the campus of Grand Rapids Community College in the Applied Technology Center (ATC). Stop by any time to ask questions or explore everything we can offer you in Grand Rapids.

    • Campus Location & Map - Classes are held on the campus of Grand Rapids Community College. You can find your classroom and other locations on campus using the campus map.
    • Graduation - No matter where you take your classes, you're a Bulldog. All Ferris - Grand Rapids students are invited to attend the commencement ceremonies at our main campus in Big Rapids. Students in Grand Rapids are also invited to join faculty and staff for a special graduation celebration at the end of fall and spring semesters.
    • Student Parking - Ferris students may park in a GRCC parking ramp using their RaiderCard. New students can pickup their card beginning the first week of classes at the GRCC Student Life Office, located on the first floor of the Student Center. Each semester a student is registered, their GRCC RaiderCard will be activated. 
    • Visitor Parking - Visitors will need to park in the Bostwick ramp, across from the ATC, and inquire about purchasing a parking pass in our office. FSU parking tags issued on the Big Rapids campus are good for the Big Rapids campus only.
  •  Ferris Resources

    We work hard to make sure you have every resource you need to accelerate your career forward. 

  •  GRCC Resources

    As a Ferris - Grand Rapids student, you will likely also be taking courses with Grand Rapids Community College. If you are enrolled at GRCC, you will also have access to many of their services.

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