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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/23/2014

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.


Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Ferris State University


1201 S. State Street
CSS 301

Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
(231) 591-2500 (Main Phone)

http://www.ferris.edu

Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...


Chief Executive Officer: Dr. David L. Eisler, President
Name change notes: Ferris Institute to Ferris State College (1964) to Ferris State University (1987)
HLC Institution ID: 1321
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Date(s): 04/24/1959


Summary of Commission Review


Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2011 - 2012

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2020 - 2021

Last Date of Information Change: 02/21/2012

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Certificate, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctors


Stipulations on Affiliation Status:

International offerings are limited to the Bachelor's program in Technical Education at Red River College in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Approval of New Degree Locations:
The institution has been approved for the Notification Program, allowing the institution to open new additional locations within the United States.
Approval of Distance and Correspondence Courses and Programs:
Approved for distance education courses and programs.


Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 9,366   3,905
Graduate: 790   472
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   380  



Degree Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 41   819
Bachelors Degrees 130   2,310
Masters Degrees 12   149
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 3   185
 
Certificate Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 64   298


Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 04/15/2014)

In-State:   Campuses:   Kendall College of Art & Design - Grand Rapids, MI;
         
    Additional Locations:   Northern - Alpena - Alpena, MI; Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor, MI; Southeast - Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MI; Southwest - Benton Harbor - Benton Harbor, MI; Clinton Township - Clinton Township, MI; Southeast - Clinton Township - Clinton Township, MI; Metro - Dearborn - Dearborn, MI; Southwest - Dowagiac - Dowagiac, MI; Southeast - Flint - Flint, MI; Southeast - Garden City - Garden City, MI; Grand Rapids - Bostwick - Grand Rapids, MI; Grand Rapids - Fountain Street - Grand Rapids, MI; Greenville - Greenville, MI; Southeast - Harper Woods - Harper Woods, MI; Southeast - Howell - Howell, MI; Jackson - Jackson, MI; Southeast - Lansing - Lansing, MI; Southwest - Muskegon - Muskegon, MI; Southeast - Port Huron - Port Huron, MI; Northern - Scottville - Scottville, MI; Sidney - Sidney, MI; Northern - Traverse City - Traverse City, MI; Southeast - University Center - University Center, MI; Southeast - Warren - Warren, MI; Metro Hospital - Wyoming, MI;
         
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
         
    Additional Locations:   None.
         
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
         
    Additional Locations:   None.