Tuition & Fees

$9,908

$15,470

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
-

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,067
Declined + 1,760
Total Received 5,827
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Public

7,507

undergraduate students

796

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Art/design
  2. Nursing
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 1560
ACT 2038

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
25%
18-23
45%
12-17
22%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
40%
12-17
30%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
53%
12-17
14%
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School Facts

Northern Michigan University, founded in 1899, is a four-year, public, coeducational university. Its 360-acre campus is located in Marquette, MI.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,303
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Marquette, MI

360-acre campus in Marquette (population: 21,491), 290 miles from Milwaukee, 380 miles from Chicago, and 400 miles from Minneapolis. Served by air. Public transportation serves campus.

Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 1% of male students
 
3 sororities 1% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
25%
18-23
45%
12-17
22%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
40%
12-17
30%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
53%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,067
Declined + 1,760
Total Received 5,827

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Gerri Daniels
Director of Admissions
P: 906 227-2650
F: 906 227-1747
admiss@nmu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,388,392
State $407,791
Institutional $3,425,259
Other external $241,831
Total $16,463,273

Non-need-based

Federal $138,757
State $3,695,772
Institutional $9,833,483
Other external $1,398,945
Total $15,066,957

Varsity Sports

M W
Nordic skiing
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
ice hockey
soccer
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Western Collegiate Hockey Association (Division I), Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Wildcats
School colors
olive green and old gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Computer Information Systems
Accounting/Corporate Finance
Administration/Supervision
Applied Behavior Analysis
Art History
Art/Design
Art/Design Education
Athletic Training
Automotive Service Technology
Aviation Maintenance Technology
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Ecology
Biology/Microbiology
Biology/Physiology
Building Technology
Business Administration
Ceramics
Chemistry
Climate Control Technology
Clincial Molecular Genetics
Clinical Health Science
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Laboratory Science/Clinical Microbiology
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Technology
Clinical System Analyst
Communication Studies
Community Health Education
Computer Numerical Control Technology
Computer Science
Construction Management
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Diagnostic Genetics
Digital Cinema
Drawing/Painting
Earth Science
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Instruction
Electrical Technology
Electronic Imaging
Electronics Engineering Technology
Elementary Education/English
Elementary Education/Integrated Science
Elementary Education/Language Arts
Elementary Education/Mathematics
Elementary Education/Social Studies
Elementary Education/Special Education
Engineering Design
English
English/Graduate Bound
English/Writing
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Conservation
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance/Risk Management
Fisheries/Wildlife
Food Service Management
Forensic Biochemistry
French
Furniture Design
General Business
General Psychology
General University Studies
Geographic Information Science
Geomatics
German Studies
Graphic Communications
Health Information Processing
Higher Education/Student Affairs
History
Hospitality Management
Human Centered Design Concentration
Illustration
Individualized Studies
Individually Designed
Industrial Maintenance
Industrial Technology
Information Assurance/Cyber Defense
Information Systems
Integrated Science
International Studies
Jewelry/Metalsmithing
Law Enforcement
Learning Disabilities
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Loss Prevention Management
Management
Management of Health/Fitness
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Production/New Technology
Mobile/Web App Development
Multimedia Journalism
Music
Network Computing
Neuroscience
Nursing
Office Information Assistant
Outdoor Recreation
Paralegal
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Political Science/Pre-Law
Postsecondary Biology Education
Printmaking
Psychology
Psychology Research
Psychology/Behavioral Science
Psychology/Graduate Preparation
Psychology/Training/Performance Improvement
Public Administration
Public Relations
Radiography
Reading K-8
Reading Specialist
Respiratory Therapy
Science Technologist
Sculpture
Secondary Education/Biology
Secondary Education/Chemistry
Secondary Education/Earth Science
Secondary Education/English
Secondary Education/French
Secondary Education/Geography
Secondary Education/History
Secondary Education/Industrial Technology
Secondary Education/Integrated Sciences
Secondary Education/Mathematics
Secondary Education/Music
Secondary Education/Physical Education
Secondary Education/Physics
Secondary Education/Political Science
Secondary Education/Social Studies
Secondary Education/Spanish
Secondary Education/Special Education
Ski Area Business Management
Ski Area Management
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
Sports Science
Surgical Technology
Technology/Applied Sciences
Theatre
Undeclared
Woodworking
Zoology
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Undergraduate

90%

7,507
students

Female
55%
4,094

Male
45%
3,413

Graduate

10%

796
students

Female
66%
524

Male
34%
272

undergraduateFull-time

88%

6,637
students

Female
55%
3,645

Male
45%
2,992

undergraduatePart-time

12%

870
students

Female
52%
449

Male
48%
421

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.20
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
Norway
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kevin Timlin
Director of International Programs
906 227-2510
ipo@nmu.edu

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