Ferris State University

Ferris State University is one of the twenty-one public 4-year colleges in Michigan. The campus is located in Big Rapids town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 13,798 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,822 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,439 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 79%). Every year 45% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.