Demographic Profile of Ferris State University 2006-2007 by bigmekahlo

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									Demographic Profile of
Ferris State University
2006-2007

 A Growing University
FSU Mission Statement
 Ferris State University
  will be a national
  leader in providing
  opportunities for
  innovative teaching
  and learning in career-
  oriented,
  technological and
  professional
  education
History of Ferris State University
 Founded in 1884            .
 By Woodbridge N.
  Ferris—US Senator
  and Governor of
  Michigan
 Private institute until
  1950
 University since 1987
  Student Enrollment 2006
        Total Enrollment

Year 2005   Year 2006     Year 2007

  12,547       12, 575    *13,087

    * Record Enrollment
Undergraduate Student Enrollment
             2006


 Part Time Students
        2,715

 Full Time Students
        8,694
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Graduate and Professional Students
 Graduate Students
 Full-time 111
 Part-time 407


 Professional Students
 Full-time 628
 Part-time 20
         Students by Gender 2006

 Male
 Students-
 52.%

 Female
 Students-
 48%
         First-Time Students
                FTIAC


 FTIAC Enrollment       FTIAC Enrollment

 2006 —2,195            2005—2,417

            -276 from 2005
Transfer Students
 1,645 students
 transferred to
 Ferris State in 2006

 An increase of 263
 students from 2005
      Enrollment By College
      Based on 12,575 Students
 Allied Health-      14%     Technology-     18%

 Arts & Sci-         14%     Uni. College-   04%

 Business-           17%     Pharmacy-       04%

 Education-          17%     Optometry-      01%

 Professional/Tech   2.0%    Kendall         9.0%
Full-time Enrollment by Level of
        Education 2006
 Undergraduates
     8,868 - 76%

 Graduate Students
      117 - 21%

 Professional
      617 - 97%
Enrollment Living on Campus
 3,549 students live in
  residence halls

 375 students live in
  campus apartments

 5,562 students are
  commuters to the Big
  Rapids Campus
   Enrollment by Ethnic Origin
          Fall 2006
 Unreported 12% 1,509    White        77%
                           9,683
 African American
  5% 677
                          International 186   1%
 Hispanic
  2% 177

 American Indian         Total Minority 1,197 or
  1% 107                   Enrollment = 9.5%

 Asian/Pac   2% 236      A decline of .03%
     Average Age of Ferris Full-Time
                Students
 Full-time Undergraduates-
 21years


 Graduate
 30 years


 Professional
 24 years



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         Full-time Undergraduates
               Age by Gender
 Men                 Women
 Ages 17-21          Ages 17-21
  3352                 2870

 Ages 22-29          Ages 22-29
  1294                 853

 Ages 30-64          Ages 30-64
  144                  181
Place of Residence
 Michigan   93.8%

 Out of State 4.7%
  47states

 International Students
  1.4%--40 countries

 Canada and India are the
  largest enrollments
Geographical Enrollment Patterns
 Students from every
  Michigan county

 Largest draws from:
  Mecosta county 934

 Kent county-1,650


 Detroit 3 county area 1,440


 406 Upper Peninsula of
  Michigan
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Financial Aid
 82% of Ferris students receive some type of
  financial aid including federal, state, and
  Ferris programs

 87 million dollars in aid is awarded annually
  by FSU to students
Student Organizations
 There are 200 Registered Student Organization
  (RSO’s)

 There is a Student Volunteer Center that refers
  students looking to volunteer to area agencies

 There are leadership programs available to students


 There is a very active Student Government
  Organization
Ferris Athletics Women
 Golf, tennis, basketball, track, cross
 country, softball, soccer and
 volleyball
Ferris Athletics Men
 Golf, tennis,
  basketball, track,
  cross country,
  hockey and football

 Hockey is a
  Division I sport—all
  others are Division II
Cultural Events
Entertainment Unlimited is the Campus Programming
  Board that coordinates more than 80 students-
  produced events each year including comedy shows,
  films, and live musical performances
Ferris Art Gallery
Arts and Lectures Committee—brings lectures, concerts
  and films
Campus Media
 FYI internal newsletter


 Torch—students
  newspaper

 Cable Channel 7
  education and public
  service programs

 Crimson & Gold Alumni
  Magazine
     ACT Test Information
 The ACT test along with HS GPA are the
  main tools used in course placement at
  Ferris State.

 ACT is scored on a 1-36 scale with a score
  of 20 being at the 54th percentile and a
  score of 27 being at the 90th percentile
  nationally
ACT comparison to SAT scores
 ACT   SAT      ACT   SAT
 36    1600     27    1220
 35    1550     26    1180
 34    1520     25    1140
 33    1470     24    1110
 32    1420     23    1070
 31    1380     22    1030
 30    1340     21    990
 29    1300     20    950
 28    1260     19    910
                 18    870
                 17    830
ACT English Test Score
 Fall 2006 = 20.2


 Fall 2005 = 19.8


 Fall 2004 = 19.6


 Fall 2003 = 19.4


 Fall 2002 = 19.0
ACT Science Reasoning
 Fall 2006 =   22.1

 Fall 2005 =   21.5

 Fall 2004 =   21.4

 Fall 2003     21.3

 Fall 2002     20.9
ACT Reading Test Score Ranges

 Fall 2006 = 21.6


 Fall 2005 = 21.1


 Fall 2004 = 21.1


 Fall 2003 = 20.9


 Fall 2002 = 20.4
ACT Math Test Score Ranges

 Fall 2006 = 21.3


 Fall 2005 = 20.7


 Fall 2004 = 20.9


 Fall 2003 = 20.3


 Fall 2002 = 20.1
Act Composite Score Ranges

 Fall 2006 = 21.3
                      21.3 is near the 60th
 Fall 2005 = 20.9     percentile nationally


 Fall 2004 = 20.8


 Fall 2003 = 20.6


 Fall 2002 = 20.2
High School GPA Averages


 2006 Ferris first-year
  students had a
  average high school
  GPA of 3.18 up from
  3.13 in 2005 but well
  up from the 2.89 in
  2000
First to Second Year Student
Retention Rates
 1994-95          52%     2003-2004   67%

 1998-99          60%     2004-2005   68%

 2002-2003        66%     2005-2006   67 %



            4-year students =
            69 % retention
Degrees Conferred by Type

 8.46% Certificates


 29.6% Associate degrees    2001 degrees conferred
                                   2,443
 52.7% Bachelor degrees


 4.3% Masters degrees       Total degree conferred in
                              2006 3,060
 4.8% Doctorate degrees
Majors with Highest Enrollments
 Pre-Pharmacy- 503


 Bus. Adm.- 188


 PGM-      251

 Nursing - 504


 Criminal Justice-758
Majors with Highest Enrollments
 Elem. Ed.- 274

 Doctor of Pharmacy- 515



 Construction- 286

 Hospitality Programs 175
University Budget-Revenue
 State Appropriations = $50,045.000


 Tuition /Fees   = $94,949,000

 Other revenue = 3,362,000


 Total = $148,353,000
University Budget-Expenditures
 Salary/wage/benefits = $106,829,000


 Operating Expenses = $32,087,000


 Student Assistance = $9,437,000


 Total = 148,353,000
Comparison in Size to Other Michigan
Universities-Ferris 12,575
Central MI         Michigan Tech
24,556             6,549
Eastern MI         Northern MI
23,058             9,405
Grand Valley       Oakland
23,295             17,737
Lake Sup.          Saginaw V.
2,624              9,543
Michigan State     Western MI
45,520             24,825
Wayne State        Michigan
32,982             39,704
University Organization
 Board of Trustees
  appointed by the
  Governor

 James K. Haveman
  Jr., Board Chair
      University Organization


 University President
  David L. Eisler
Vice President Academic Affairs

  Tom Oldfield
  Interim
  Vice President
  of Academic
  Affairs
Vice-President Student Affairs


 Dr. Dan
 Burcham
Vice-President Administration and
Finance/Advancement and Marketing



                   Dr. Rick Duffet
Ferris Grand Rapids
 Dr. Donald J. Green
 Vice Chancellor and Dean
 Ferris State University - Grand Rapids
Kendall College of Art and Design


President Oliver Evans
Kendall College
of Art and Design
Dean of the FLITE Library
 Richard Cochran
       Deans of the Eight Colleges
 Allied Health Sciences
 Ellen Haneline

 Arts and Sciences
 Matt Klein

 Business
 Dave Nicol

 Technology
 Tom Oldfield

 Education
 Michelle Johnston
      Ferris State University Eight Colleges

 Michigan College of
  Optometry
  Kevin Alexander

 University College
 Bill Potter

 Pharmacy
 Ian Mathison
Faculty by Gender
                 Males= 345= 64.3%


                 Females 192=
                    35.7%

                 Nearly a 10%
                    increase in female
                    faculty since 2001
     1,379 Full-time University
      Employees by Category
 Professional 14.3%    Skilled Craft 1.0%


 Exec/Adm/Mgr 8.4%     Maintenance 17%


 Faculty 537 or 43%    Temp Full-Time 2.0%


 Clerical 14.0%        Tech/Para-Prof 1.5%
Fulltime Employees by Ethnicity
 Am. Indian/native Am   =   9
 Asian/Pac Islander     =   27
 Black                  =   31
 Hispanic               =   9
 White                  =   1,303
Ferris Faculty Association-MEA
 Faculty at Ferris State are represented by
  the Ferris Faculty Association which is
  part of the Michigan Education
  Association (MEA).

 All faculty are required to pay dues but are
  not required to belong to the union.

 Jim Rumpf, Manufacturing Programs,
  President
Issues Related to Student Profile

 Ferris continues to serve a large
 population of traditional 18-24 year
 old college students

 6,222 students between 17-21
 years of age

 1,668 between 22-24 years of age
Issues Related to Student Profile

 Ferris State enters
  each year a significant
  number of first
  generation college
  students.

 Faculty need to be
  aware that many
  students may not be
  familiar with the
  culture of higher
  education
Millennials Characteristics
 14 million college students in the United
  States

 55% are female
 30% are students of color
 44% over the age of 25
 75% are considered nontraditional
Millennials Characteristics
 27% have dependents

 44% enrolled in 2 year programs

 80% are employed

 39% are part-time students



 (Data from National Center for Educational
  Statistics)
Millennials Characteristics
(Boomers, Gen-Xers, Millennials, Understanding the New Students by D. Oblinger, 2003)




 Gravitate toward group activities

 Feel close to parents/values

 Cool to be Smart

 Fascinated by technology

 Racially Diverse --1/5 immigrant parent
Millennials Characteristics
 Learning Style

 Teamwork
 Experiential Activities
 Like Structure
 Want to use Technology
Millennials Characteristics

Learning Strengths

 Multitasking
 Goal Oriented
 Positive Attitude
 Collaborative Style
Areas where adult Learners are more
often better prepared
 Importance of the learning
 Motivation for the learning
 Willingness to contribute to the learning
 Discipline needed for the learning
 Ability to see relevance in the learning
 Manage time better
What do adult learners want?
 In the combined results, the six most frequently
  mentioned attributes adult learners expected of effective
  instructors were as follows (Donaldson, Flannery, and
  Ross-Gordon 1993, p. 150):
  to be knowledgeable
  to show concern for student learning
  to present material clearly
  to motivate
  to emphasize relevance of class material
  to be enthusiastic
What do adult learners want?
 However, four teacher characteristics mentioned by
  adults that were not among the top items for
  undergraduates were as follows:

  creates a comfortable learning atmosphere
  uses a variety of techniques
  adapts to meet diverse needs
  dedicated to teaching

                                   point out that the first
  Donaldson, Flannery, and Ross-Gordon (1993)
  three of these items are congruent with the principles of
  instruction found in the adult education literature.
American Freshman 2006 Report
 Astin’s Survey Results(271,000
  undergraduate students, 2006)
 National Norms for fall 2006



 Political Discussion more prevalent than at
 any point in the past 41 years—up 8.3 %
 since 2004
Political Leanings
 43.3% Middle of the
  Road -1.7%

 28.4% Liberal- highest
  since 1975

 23.9% Conservative
  Highest ever

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Gay Rights
 Legalize marriage
  61.2% said yes +3%

 25.6% want to deny
  legal rights to
  Homosexuals

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Reasons for Picking a College
 1. Academic Reputation
 2. Likelihood of getting
  a good job
 3. Campus Visit
 4. School size
 5. Social reputation
Working
 Part-time on Campus
  29% up 3.2%

 Part-time off campus
  24.3% up 2.4%

 Full-time
  4.7% doubled




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Attitudes about Others
 66.7% said it was very important for them to
  help others in difficulty

 42.5% said it was very important to influence
  social values—highest since 1993

 All issues related to helping and volunteering
  trend upwards and have for the past 10 years
The End

								
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