Public 2 Year

Northwestern Michigan College

Traverse City, Michigan

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Northwestern Michigan College overview
Location Traverse City, Michigan
Online nmc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Remote Town
Northwestern Michigan College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) is a public community college located in Traverse City, Michigan, offering a picturesque campus setting with close proximity to the natural beauty of the Grand Traverse Bay and the surrounding Great Lakes region. Established in 1951, NMC serves the educational needs of students in a wide range of academic disciplines and is recognized for its maritime, aviation, science, technology, engineering, and math programs. While accessible to a variety of applicants, the college maintains a selective admissions process to ensure a proper fit between the institution?s offerings and student goals. The college provides residence hall options for students preferring to live on campus. NMC does not boast a high-profile athletic program, prioritizing its educational mission and the diverse academic opportunities it offers to the student body.

Northwestern Michigan College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,162 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,134 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $7,488 plus fees of $1,056.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Northwestern Michigan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$540
Other Fees$1,056
Room and Board $8,275
Other Expenses Budget$1,420
Total One Year Cost$14,875

Michigan Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Northwestern Michigan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$540
Other Fees$1,056
Room and Board $8,275
Budget for Other Expenses$1,420
Total One Year Cost$18,779

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$33,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northwestern Michigan College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 50%
Health Professions 16%
Personal and Culinary Services 6%
Transportation and Materials Moving 6%
Business 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171483 IPEDS survey data for Northwestern Michigan College.

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