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Ferris Dowagiac

Ferris - Dowagiac

Earn Your Degree in Dowagiac

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Our flexible classes, convenient location, and cutting-edge programs keep your degree within reach right here in Dowagiac. Take advantage of our special partnership with Southwestern Michigan 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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Dowagiac Programs

How It Works

These programs are made available near you through a combination of Ferris State University and Southwestern Michigan College (SMC) courses offered at SMC'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 SMC

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

 Dowagiac FAQ

  •  Campus Information

    The Ferris - Dowagiac office is located on the campus of Southwestern Michigan College. Stop by any time to ask questions or explore everything we can offer you in Dowagiac.

    • Campus Location & Map - Classes are held on the campus of Southwestern Michigan College and/or online. 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 - Dowagiac students are invited to attend the commencement ceremonies at our main campus in Big Rapids and those at SMC. Students in Dowagiac are also invited to join faculty and staff for a special graduation celebration prior to commencement.
  •  Ferris Resources

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

  •  SMC Resources

    As a Ferris - Dowagiac student, you will likely also be taking courses with Southwestern Michigan College. If you are enrolled at SMC, you will also have access to many of their services.

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