2017 - 2018 Approved Tuition Rates

Please note: All rates for an academic year are board approved in the month of July before the academic year begins. After the rates are approved they will be immediately posted here. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The figures below may be used to plan for the 2017-2018 academic year costs at Ferris State University effective Fall 2017. Undergraduate tuition is based on 14 credit hours per semester.

An On-line Learning Fee will be assessed at $10 per credit hour to all on-line courses to support on-line instruction.

The 2018/2019 rates will be posted when the board approves those rates at the end of June 2018, to download the rate handout sheet for 2017/2018 click here.

Undergraduate Tuition - Freshman/Sophomore

Michigan Resident

Semester Year
$5,684 $11,368

$406 per credit hour

U.S. Non-Resident

Semester Year
$8,526 $17,052

$609 per credit hour

International

Semester Year
$9,184 $18,368

$656 per credit hour


Undergraduate Tuition - Junior/Senior

Michigan Resident

Semester Year
$5,866 $11,732

$419 per credit hour

U.S. Non-Resident

Semester Year
$8,806 $17,612

$629 per credit hour

International

Semester Year
$9,436 $18,872

$674 per credit hour


  Graduate Tuition

Michigan Resident
$564 per credit hour

U.S Non-Resident
$846 per credit hour

International
$846 per credit hour


Pharmacy Tuition

All New Students
$711 per credit hour

Cont. Resident
$693 per credit hour

Cont. U.S. Non-Resident
$1,035 per credit hour


Optometry Tuition

All New Students
$711 per credit hour

Cont. Resident
$682 per credit hour

Cont. U.S. Non-Resident
$1,023 per credit hour


Other Tuition Rates

Tuition Category Cost
Doctorate Tuition all Resident Types $663 per credit hour
Dual-Enrollment (Fast Track) Tuition all Resident Types $255 per credit hour
Concurrent Enrollment Tuition all Resident Types  $127.50 per credit hour

For housing options and costs, visit the Housing/Dining Rates page.