Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$12,402

$17,898

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,169
Declined 2,064
Total Received 6,233
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Public

9,285

undergraduate students

795

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,080
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational

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360-acre campus in Marquette (population: 20,629), 290 miles from Milwaukee, 380 miles from Chicago, and 400 miles from Minneapolis. Served by air. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI
49855

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,169
Declined 2,064
Total Received 6,233

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

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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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Financial Aid

84%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,557

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,606
Housing $6,038
Food $5,034
Additional fees $796
Books & supplies $760
Total $24,234
Average Financial Aid - $7,557
Total with Avg. Aid $16,677

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes
Skiing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Track and field indoor yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Accounting. yes
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General. yes
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician. yes
American Indian/Native American Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Behavior Analysis. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician. yes
Behavioral Sciences. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other. yes
Building/Property Maintenance. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry. yes
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Cinematography and Film/Video Production. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician. yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Construction Management, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Ecology. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities. yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Experimental Psychology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other. yes
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. yes
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Studies. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology/Technician. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes
Insurance. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary. yes
Microbiology, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy. yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Physiology, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Law Studies. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Security and Loss Prevention Services. yes
Small Business Administration/Management. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Surgical Technology/Technologist. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster. yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes

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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

10,080

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

9,285
students

Female
55%
5,086

Male
45%
4,199

8%

795
students

Female
73%
581

Male
27%
214

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

6,634
students

Female
55%
3,620

Male
45%
3,014

29%

2,651
students

Female
55%
1,466

Male
45%
1,185

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.30
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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