Ferris State University Men's Football


  • Top 30% in men's football in Division II for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 47% for spending per athlete in men's football in Division II
  • Top 39% in men's football in Division II for ACT score
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Meet Hilary

Counseling Associate

Hilary Gehman spent 15 years coaching at the collegiate level, working first in a club program, then assistant coach for two separate DI programs, before seven years as the Staley head coach of women’s rowing at Cornell University. She has been a college counselor with Sparks since 2015. An accomplished athlete, Hilary is also a two-time Olympian and six-time National Team member.

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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
Tuition Category:
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price:
Classroom Ratio:
16 to 1
Campus Setting:
Town: Distant
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
Transfer Out Rate:
% Students on Campus:
% Students from out of State:
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Other
  • Wellness Housing
  • International Student
Testing Required:
ACT Midpoint:
Top 3 Majors:
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Business Administration and Management, General
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Ornamental Horticulture 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 3
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 80
Biotechnology 6
Environmental Biology 6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 24
Accounting and Finance 7
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 21
Actuarial Science 0
Business Administration and Management, General 213
Business Statistics 0
Business/Commerce, General 0
Construction Management 38
Finance, General 8
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 16
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations 46
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 11
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 8
Insurance 1
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 37
Operations Management and Supervision 44
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 42
Graphic Communications, General 0
Printing Management 14
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising 13
Public Relations/Image Management 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1
Sports Communication 0
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 4
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 22
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 19
Information Technology 30
Art Teacher Education 6
Biology Teacher Education 4
Business Teacher Education 0
Chemistry Teacher Education 0
Elementary Education and Teaching 38
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 4
Geography Teacher Education 0
History Teacher Education 4
Mathematics Teacher Education 3
Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education 0
Secondary Education and Teaching 0
Social Science Teacher Education 0
Social Studies Teacher Education 14
Technical Teacher Education 7
Engineering, General 0
Manufacturing Engineering 22
Surveying Engineering 9
Systems Engineering 3
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 14
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician 43
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician 0
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 0
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 0
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 18
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician 44
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician 0
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 59
Industrial Technology/Technician 7
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 57
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician 20
Quality Control Technology/Technician 4
Surveying Technology/Surveying 0
Telecommunications Technology/Technician 6
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 0
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 4
Rhetoric and Composition 8
Writing, General 4
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management 27
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 31
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician 0
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 13
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0
Dietetics/Dietitian 0
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 27
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 40
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 97
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 7
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 0
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 32
Pre-Pharmacy Studies 0
Public Health, General 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 227
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0
History, General 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 59
Criminal Justice/Police Science 299
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 0
Pre-Law Studies 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies 57
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General 16
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician 23
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 0
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 4
Personal and Culinary Services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General 0
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 0
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 5
Precision Production
Tool and Die Technology/Technician 0
Welding Technology/Welder 0
Psychology, General 40
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration 0
Social Work 47
Science Technologies/Technicians
Chemical Technology/Technician 0
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General 7
Sociology 2
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Design and Applied Arts, Other 3
Design and Visual Communications, General 1
Drawing 4
Fashion/Apparel Design 2
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 0
Fine/Studio Arts, General 0
Graphic Design 51
Illustration 40
Industrial and Product Design 13
Interior Design 18
Metal and Jewelry Arts 3
Music Management 40
Painting 8
Photography 12
Printmaking 3
Sculpture 9

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