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Ferris State University Scorecard

    Ferris State University   U.S. Public Peers
    2014 Level* Annual Growth Rate**   Average or Median   Top 20% 
State Appropriations per Full Time Equivalent Student   $3,887 -4.1%   $5,423
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  $7,129
    Ferris State University   U.S. Public Peers
    2014 Level* Annual Growth Rate**   Average or Median   Top 20% 
Total Full Time Equivalent Enrollment   11,921 1.5%   8,468   NA
               
Instructional Spending per Full Time Equivalent Student   $7,402 -0.4%   $6,563   $7,823
               
Student to Instructional Staff Ratio   12 -0.9%   14   11
               
Student to Administrative Staff Ratio   47 -1.4%   111   204
               
Graduation Rate   48% 3.3%   51%   58%
               
Retention Rate   77% 1.6%   77%   83%
               
Total Degrees Awarded   3,461 3.2%   2,112   3,435
               
Critical Skills Degrees Awarded   1,897 2.6%   517   882
               
Bachelor Degrees Awarded   2,428 5.5%   1,906   2,581
               
Advanced Degrees Awarded   351 2.6%   570   751
               
Administrative Spending per Full Time Equivalent Student   $1,834 -2.3%   $1,905   $1,364
    Ferris State University   U.S. Public Peers
    2014 Level* Annual Growth Rate**   Average or Median   Top 20% 
Total Cost of Attendance for on-Campus In-State Undergraduates   $22,007 1.9%   $21,311   $18,582
               
Average Net Price of Attendance for In-State Students Receiving Grants or Scholarships   $12,676 -1.2%   $12,339   $9,288
               
Percentage of Undergraduate Students with Federal Pell Grants   41% 6.9%   40%   49%
               
Number of Undergraduate Students with Federal Pell Grants   5,555 9.0%   3,337   5,249
    Ferris State University   U.S. Public Peers
    2014 Level* Annual Growth Rate**   Average or Median   Top 20% 
Core University Expenditures   $212,304,043 1.1%   $146,623,758   $240,493,368
               
Instruction   41.6% 1.1%   38.8%   NA
               
Research   0.3% 3.9%   2.1%   NA
               
Public Service   2.0% 26.1%   2.9%   NA
               
Scholarships, Academic Support, and Student Services   30.0% 2.3%   26.4%   NA
               
Administrative Expenditures   10.3% -0.8%   11.3%   NA
               
Other Core Expenditures   15.8% -0.8%   18.5%   NA
               
Core University Revenues   $215,965,493 0.9%   $151,930,397   $258,030,870
               
Tuition   54.2% 3.3%   36.6%   NA
               
State Appropriations   21.5% -2.6%   30.7%   NA
               
Grants and Contracts   12.5% 4.4%   20.4%   NA
               
Investment Income   7.2% 5.3%   1.0%   NA
               
Other Core Revenues   4.7% -9.2%   11.3%   NA
               
In-State Freshman  Student Enrollment   92% -0.2%   88.7%   79.6%
               
Out-of-State and Foreign Freshman Student Enrollment   8% 0.2%   11.3%   20.4%
               
Average Salary for Instructional Staff   $71,900 -0.2%   $68,007   $79,025
               
Total Salary and Benefit Expenditures   $159,044,746 1.6%   $102,836,254   $172,962,632
               
Total Research Expenditures   $714,708 3.9%   $1,530,428   $5,799,626
               
Total Public Service Expenditures   $4,280,038 26.1%   $3,005,092   $7,197,877