We're here to make your transfer to Ferris as simple and smooth as possible. Discover
all of the resources we have to offer students transferring to Ferris from another
college or university, including transfer guides, scholarships, the Transfer Tool,
our course equivalency page, reverse transfer, Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) and
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FerrisNow: Earning College Credit While Still in High School
At Ferris, we have programs to help high school students get a jump-start on college
through our FerrisNow Program. Learn how students can begin their college transcript
while still in high school and high schools and career and technical education centers
can support these opportunities. Let’s get started!.
Explore The Ferris Now Program
Assessment of Prior Learning (APL)
Your experience matters, including learning experiences that happen outside of the
classroom. Our online Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) will help you find, sort,
and present learning experiences in a way that can help you earn college credit. Military
connected students, adults returning to the college, transfer students and others
may find this process useful in their educational journey.
Explore the Assessment of Prior Learning.
Ready For Life Program
The Ready For Life Academy at Ferris State University ([email protected]) provides postsecondary
educational experiences at Ferris' Big Rapids, Michigan campus for college-aged individuals
diagnosed with intellectual disabilities. The program provides students with the support
systems they need to succeed in a university environment while learning independent
Explore Ready for Life
Veteran Transfer Resources
Ferris is a Gold-Level Veteran Friendly School for a reason. We're committed to helping
veterans succeed and have develop resources specifically for the unique skill sets
today's service members bring to the classroom, including academic credit for more
than 1,500 military courses and occupations and our online assessment of prior learning.
Explore Transfer Resources for Veterans
Institutional Research & Testing
The Office of Transfer and Secondary School Partnerships works collaboratively with
the Testing Center which is located in the Institutional Research & Testing. The office of Institutional Research & Testing is responsible for coordination of