At Ferris, your service and experience matter.
Ferris State University is committed to helping students attain the education they
need to achieve a better life and contribute to the communities in which they live.
What Ferris Has to Offer
As a military veteran, you possess unique skills and valuable training that will contribute
to the Ferris community and help you more quickly achieve your goals. Take the time
to explore the tools below to find out how.
Today’s service members have a wide variety of skills, interests, and experiences,
and Ferris has a broad range of academic programs specifically designed to help veterans
Credits for Military Experience and Training
Ferris offers academic credits for more the 1,500 military courses and occupations,
with new military equivalencies being added every year.
Learn More about Credit for Military Experience
Assessment of Prior Learning
Not all of your learning from experience fits onto a JST or Community College of the
Air Force transcript. Ferris offers a robust online Assessment of Prior Learning to
help transform your experiences into credits, meaning less time to degree and less
Start Your Prior Learning Assessment
Gold-Level Veteran Student Resources
The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency has recognized Ferris as a gold-level veteran
friendly school. Veteran students at Ferris have a single point-of-contact for all
issues related to financial aid and enrollment who is a veteran himself and understands
the challenges veteran students faces transitioning to academic life.
Learn More About Our Resources