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Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan

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Overview

Student Population
7,595
Northern Michigan University overview
Location Marquette, Michigan
Online nmu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Marquette, Michigan, Northern Michigan University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,677 prospective students applied, and 5,035 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,610 enrolled in the school.  6,338 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,257 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $10,488 plus fees of $767. Northern Michigan University is ranked 738 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
4/10
Value

Northern Michigan University is rated within the lower 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Northern Michigan University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
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SAT 970/1190
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.13
Applications Accepted
65.6% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$10,488
In State Costs for Northern Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$760
Other Fees$767
Room and Board $10,774
Budget for Other Expenses$2,016
Total One Year Cost$24,805
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,984
Out of State Costs for Northern Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$760
Other Fees$767
Room and Board $10,774
Budget for Other Expenses$2,016
Total One Year Cost$30,301

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
48% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northern Michigan University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 17%
Business 12%
Education 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%
Engineering Technology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171456 IPEDS survey data for Northern Michigan University.

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