phone: (231) 591-2450
fax: (231) 591-2423
email us at: [email protected]
Click on this Apply link, to begin the online application process. You will be asked to create a user account, please select the application category for International – All Degree Levels. Next follow the step-by-step instructions to complete your application. Any of the other apply links on the Ferris State University site can also be used.
Online application: Please visit apply.ferris.edu to complete your online application and submit the $30 application fee.
Learning Plan: The Learning Plan tells Ferris State which classes you plan to take during your semester exchange. Most students take between 12-15 credits (4-5 classes) per semester. Exchange students are able to take 1 online class. On your Learning Plan, please include your 4-5 first choice courses along with 3-4 alternate courses.
E-Mail your documents: To complete your admission and immigration documents, send the following documents to [email protected]
Copy of your transcripts (in English)
Copy of a bank statement or letter from the bank showing at least $7000 USD if you’ll be studying for one semester or $14,000 USD if you’ll be studying for two semesters. You will also be required to complete a Financial Sponsor Statement if the name on the bank document is someone other than yourself (the student).
Copy of your Passport Identification PageCopy of your English proficiency test score such as IELTS or TOEFL. If you do not have an official English test score to submit, you will be required to take an English proficiency at Ferris during orientation.
Include your city of birth in the body of the email. This information is required in order to process the immigration paperwork.
Completed Learning Plan that has been reviewed and approved by your home university advisor. This can be forwarded in a separate email if not complete when you are ready to apply.
Address to which you would like our office to send your admission package
*Please note, Ferris State University reserves the right to require official/original documents upon request.
Mail all required documents to:
Ferris State University
Office of International Education
1301 S. State Street IRC 134
Big Rapids, MI 49307 USA