Support for Students

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Be Yourself.

Think college isn't for you? Think again. College should fit you — not the other way around. We offer everything from college readiness resources and free tutoring to a host of special financial aid programs to help our students succeed.

Check out the links below to see our variety of student support services:

Get help with college study skills, explore careers and get basic college reading and writing support.

Get college-ready

Learn out more about scholarships, use our handy net price calculator and find answers to frequently asked questions.

Maximize your resources

Ferris contracts with The Rapid to provide bus service from Grand Rapids' Central Station to the Big Rapids campus.

Catch a ride

For eligible students, the Tuition Incentive Program Scholarship can cover the cost of tuition up to 24 credits per year for two years and provide $500 per semester for four more semesters.

Learn more about the TIP Scholarship

Find your Ferris State family through our Center for Leadership, Activities and Career Services, where you can access student activities and organizations, leadership and volunteer opportunities, and career-building support.