Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan


Student Population
Northern Michigan University overview
Location Marquette, Michigan
Online nmu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Northern Michigan University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 7,607 prospective students applied, and 5,001 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,624 enrolled in the school.  6,338 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,257 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $9,984 plus fees of $745. Northern Michigan University is ranked 591 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 970/1180
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.13
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Northern Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$745
Room and Board $10,666
Budget for Other Expenses$1,992
Total One Year Cost$24,187
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Northern Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$745
Room and Board $10,666
Budget for Other Expenses$1,992
Total One Year Cost$29,683

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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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