First Generation

What does it mean to be first generation?

I'm First College PartnerBeing first generation means neither of your parents have earned a bachelor’s degree, regardless of siblings and other relatives.

As a first generation college student you have the opportunity to have experiences all your own. You have the opportunity to build your education and envision the future you want. We are here to help with that transition to Ferris State University, by providing all the resources and information you will need to know.

We want to make it possible for you to connect with programs and mentors that are going to aid you in your educational pursuit. On this page you will find different programs and offices that are dedicated to your success! Take a moment to look around and see why choosing Ferris will be the best decision you can make!