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Ferris State University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Big Rapids, MI

Location and Setting


Big Rapids Population
10,517
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Grand Rapids
Campus Size
930 acres

Weather

Temperature
17.7 average low in January, 75.6 average high in September
Rain
134 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
Big Rapids
Nearest Train Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Grand Rapids

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
70%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bulldog
School Colors
Crimson and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Ice Hockey     x x
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf x x
Ice Hockey    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Ice Hockey x x
Soccer    
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, ice hockey, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student american dental hygiene association, pre-pharm d, american pharmacist association, student nurses association, american marketing association
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

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