Tuition & Fees

$10,240

$15,736

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
27%
400-499
46%
300-399
21%
200-299
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
33%
400-499
49%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
36%
18-23
38%
12-17
23%
30-36
7%
24-29
35%
18-23
47%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,591
Declined + 1,582
Total Received 6,173
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Public

7,018

undergraduate students

594

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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Location

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 7,612
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Marquette, MI

360-acre campus in Marquette (population: 20,570), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
27%
400-499
46%
300-399
21%
200-299
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
33%
400-499
49%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
30-36
11%
24-29
31%
18-23
40%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
36%
18-23
38%
12-17
23%
30-36
7%
24-29
35%
18-23
47%
12-17
11%

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

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,591
Declined + 1,582
Total Received 6,173

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
admissions@nmu.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 906 227-2327
F: 906 227-2321
fao@nmu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Michael Rotundo
Director of Financial Aid
mrotundo@nmu.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Crew, Cycling, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Track And Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine Skiing, Crew, Cycling, Dance, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Track And Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Broomball, Dance, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Pickleball, Spikeball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Forrest Karr (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Bridget Berube (women's)
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association
Mascot
Wildcats
School colors
olive green and old gold

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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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Health Professions
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,612

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

7,018
students

Female
54%
3,824

Male
46%
3,194

8%

594
students

Female
66%
395

Male
34%
199

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

6,207
students

Female
55%
3,359

Male
45%
2,848

12%

811
students

Female
58%
465

Male
42%
346

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.25
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required 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

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

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
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