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Our courses are taught by professors, not graduate students, and with our 16-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, most of our classes have fewer than 25 students. Ferris professors know their students by name and offer mentoring, advice and professional connections.

Study and enrichment opportunities connect concepts across courses to create a more meaningful academic experience. Our premier support resources include the Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Education, as well as free one-on-one tutoring and research assistance from subject specialists.

What You Will Find at Ferris

Our mission is to ready students for successful careers, responsible citizenship and lifelong learning.

Ferris offers professional and technical programs with a variety of opportunities connecting theory to practice.

Our innovative instruction starts with the expert knowledge and real-world experience of our faculty, who work with industry advisors to tailor program curricula to real-world demands. Industry partners provide scholarships, internships, career advice, employment opportunities and cutting-edge equipment and resources.

Hands-on learning experiences, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and partnerships with alumni, industry and employers give you the edge in the job market. Graduates of Ferris State programs such as Pharmacy, Computer Networks and Systems, Welding, Professional Golf Management and Professional Tennis Management enjoy excellent job Ferris State University placement upon graduation.

Free Resources and Services

The Writing Center helps students improve their written communication skills for stronger essays and better business communications.

The tutors of the Academic Support Center assist students in many subjects and offer instruction in study skills techniques.

Classes offered with our Structured Learning Assistance components provide extra support with study skills and learning strategies for specific courses.

The Educational and Career Counseling Center helps students develop educational and career plans, and resolve problems that may interfere with academic success .

Our Career Exploration Program helps students target their interests, skills and goals to select the right career path.

Subject specialists at our Ferris Library for Information, Technology and Education help your student access our excellent information resources for research and assignments.

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