Public 4 Year

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan

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Northern Michigan University overview
Location Marquette, Michigan
Online nmu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Northern Michigan University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Northern Michigan University (NMU), located in Marquette, Michigan, provides a comprehensive educational experience with its picturesque campus along the southern shores of Lake Superior. Established in 1899, NMU occupies a vast 360-acre main campus, characterized by abundant natural surroundings and notable facilities such as the Superior Dome. The institution offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, with notable emphasis on environmental science studies and innovative programs in medicinal plant chemistry. While NMU has an accessible application process, it maintains a moderated selectivity in admissions. On-campus living is facilitated through multiple residence halls and apartment-style housing options for students. For athletes, NMU is recognized for its competitive Nordic skiing and Division II athletics, competing as the Wildcats. The university's location provides a unique, serene setting that supports academic pursuits while offering students an immersive natural environment.

In the most recent statistical year 6,217 prospective students applied, and 4,386 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,416 enrolled in the school.  5,818 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,152 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $11,796 plus fees of $852.












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Admission Standards

Northern Michigan University overview
GPA 3.33

Applications Accepted

Northern Michigan University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Northern Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$750
Other Fees$852
Room and Board $11,910
Budget for Other Expenses$2,124
Total One Year Cost$27,432

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Northern Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$750
Other Fees$852
Room and Board $11,910
Budget for Other Expenses$2,124
Total One Year Cost$32,928

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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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