Ferris State University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Ferris State University ranks better than 60% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Ferris State University ranks better than 52% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Ferris State University

We calculated a salary score for each of Ferris State University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Ferris State University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Ferris Associate Degrees

Ferris ranks higher than 53% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 47% $21,750 $45,956 47%
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 34% $25,000 $42,235 34%
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians 63% $12,000 $41,565 63%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 79% $23,000 $33,993 79%
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies 54% $13,000 $52,107 54%
Precision Metal Working 61% $13,628 $43,426 61%

Salary Scores for Ferris Bachelor's Degrees

Ferris ranks higher than 60% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 25% $26,092 $43,054 25%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 64% $27,000 $57,318 64%
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management 62% $25,339 $30,771 62%
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians 68% $26,250 $30,119 68%
Biology, General 22% $20,500 $24,863 22%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 65% $20,288 $46,217 65%
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 45% $26,436 $55,443 45%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 32% $20,164 $50,105 32%
Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management 52% $21,500 $55,693 52%
Construction Management 39% $23,250 $62,192 39%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 73% $18,768 $39,669 73%
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 32% $25,000 $52,107 32%
Design and Applied Arts 64% $26,358 $38,018 64%
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 78% $25,980 $68,666 78%
Energy Systems Technologies/Technicians 69% $20,605 $63,855 69%
Finance and Financial Management Services 48% Not Reported $50,105 48%
Graphic Communications 83% $24,375 $40,647 83%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 38% $30,381 $38,144 38%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 87% $28,567 $47,260 87%
Hospitality Administration/Management 14% $26,583 $30,771 14%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 55% $24,692 $30,305 55%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 96% $23,982 $74,173 96%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 51% $27,000 $32,925 51%
Manufacturing Engineering 68% $24,250 $68,965 68%
Marketing 57% $25,667 $43,575 57%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 81% $24,783 $68,033 81%
Psychology, General 65% $25,174 $31,763 65%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 22% $23,000 $33,687 22%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 35% $24,535 $61,263 35%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 46% $27,366 $28,598 46%
Social Work 47% $23,775 $31,795 47%
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations 88% $26,593 $45,175 88%
Surveying Engineering 76% $23,000 $62,508 76%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 56% $25,500 $36,608 56%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 68% $30,000 $39,369 68%

Salary Scores for Ferris Master's Degrees

Ferris ranks higher than 46% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Criminal Justice and Corrections 65% $28,316 $54,996 65%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 22% Not Reported $83,177 22%
Social Work 49% $30,136 $45,584 49%

Salary Scores for Ferris Doctoral Degrees

Ferris ranks higher than 79% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Optometry 72% $142,866 $103,989 72%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 80% $89,526 $120,789 80%

Salary Scores for Ferris Certificates

Ferris ranks higher than 93% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 96% $22,751 $57,318 96%
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians 88% $24,500 $77,401 88%

Ferris State University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

NB 9/29/2019

Although a relatively small institution, Ferris State University is one that works to create meaningful educational experiences for its students. I chose it because I wanted a small-school feel, while having access to big-school opportunities. Ferris largely delivered on this, and when I left in 2011, I felt prepared to apply for bring a basal level of expertise to the employers' ranks I hoped to join. Ferris works for you if you are committed to working for yourself. It was rare to be turned away, under-supported,... Read More

Rachel Keiser 6/27/2019

The pre-Pharmacy program is really great at Ferris State. The professors all do an amazing job in giving all of the necessary bases and knowledge that the actual Pharmacy program expands on. I thought they did an amazing job in getting us ready for the program. The professors really knew what they were talking about and truely care about you and want you to succeed.