A mix of traditional and non-traditional campus features and dozens of programs to choose from makes Ferris in Grand Rapids the place to start on the path to your new career. Current and anticipated programs are at your fingertips to enable you to discover your potential.
By partnering with Grand Rapids Community College we are able to offer select Ferris degree programs close to where you live and work.
Earn a degree from Ferris close to home and get financial aid to help you along the way. Students taking classes at both the community college and Ferris get financial aid through one source, saving you time and trouble.
Career & Technical Education - Instructor
Career & Technical Education - Postsecondary Administrative
Career & Technical Education - Training and Development
Criminal Justice Administration
Curriculum & Instruction - Subject Area
Advanced Construction Management
Cancer Information Management
Dietary and Food Service Management
Human Resource Management
Leadership and Supervision
Total Quality Management in Education
Grand Rapids Community College
151 Fountain Street NE
Applied Technology Center
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Congratulations Spring 2016 Graduate! You and up to two guests are invited to the Ferris Grand Rapids Graduation Celebration in recognition of your accomplishment. The event schedule is hors d'oeuvres at 5:30 p.m., graduation recognition at 6 p.m., and dessert social event at 6:30 p.m. Congratulations!
Note: This event is different than the graduation commencement in Big Rapids.
If you have a disability and require accommodation to participate in this event, contact Jocelyn Goheen, Director of Student Services at (616) 451-4777 to request accommodations at least 72 hours in advance.
Ferris students that are registered for classes are eligible to receive a Grand Rapids Community College RaiderCard at no charge. New students can pick up their card beginning the first week of classes at the GRCC Student Life Office is located on the first floor of the Student Center. Each semester a student is registered their GRCC RaiderCard will be activated. Students will be charged for a replacement card if one is needed.
Visitors will need to park in the Bostwick ramp, across from the ATC, and inquire about purchasing a parking pass in our office. FSU parking tags issued on the Big Rapids campus are good for the Big Rapids campus only.
Dual Enrollment/Still in High School
If you are still in high school but want to get a jump on your new degree, why not try dual enrollment? Dual enrollment allows you to begin taking college courses while still in your junior or senior year of high school. Just complete this form and have your high school counselor or principal sign it. Your parents and/or guardians will have to accept responsibility for paying for your classes since there is no financial aid available for dual enrollment.
Housing in the heart of downtown is available so that students can take advantage of all Grand Rapids has to offer. Grand Rapids area housing options include: