Ferris Credits Needed for a Degree

Earning a Ferris associate degree
You must earn a minimum of fifteen semester credit hours from Ferris to fulfill the residency requirement. The University expects that these hours are the final credits earned for the degree.

Earning a Ferris bachelor’s degree
You must earn a minimum of thirty semester credit hours from Ferris to fulfill the residency requirement. The University expects that these hours are the final credits earned for the degree. It is expected that a maximum of one-half of the total hours required for completion of the degree at Ferris may be transferred from non-bachelor degree granting institutions which have articulation agreements with Ferris. In such a case, additional lower-division courses required for a Ferris bachelor's degree may be transferred.

Approved off-campus degree programs may be exempted from portions of this policy. The appropriate College dean's office at Ferris should be consulted for specific off-campus requirements.