|Setting:||Small Town Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
A lively university with numerous academic programs, Northern Michigan University (NMU) offers bachelor’s, master’s and associate’s degrees, as well as certificates primarily geared towards fields of professional study.
Located in Marquette in the upper peninsula of Michigan, NMU’s undergraduate and graduate-level academics consist of nearly 200 degree programs. Undergraduate majors primarily prepare students for professions across a wide range of subject areas. Included among these offerings are programs in Art and Design, Botany, Education, Environmental Science, Marketing, Nursing, Public Relations, Ski Area Business Management and Social Work.
Subjects at the graduate level are primarily offered in the field of education, with master’s degrees focused on such specific areas as Educational Administration, Literacy and School Guidance Counseling. Additional master’s degrees are offered in other subjects like Business and Creative Writing.
In addition to its traditional university offerings, NMU has numerous programs normally found at a community college. Associate’s degrees and certificates are granted in such fields as Aviation Maintenance, Cosmetology, Food Service Management, Respiratory Therapy and Welding.
Student life at NMU also presents a wealth of opportunities. Campus ministries, a school theatre company, recreational facilities, a campus cinema and a number of academic, cultural, Greek and special interest student organizations may all be found at NMU.
Admissions requirements vary depending on the program or degree to which one is applying. First-time college students must submit SAT or ACT scores along with transcripts.
Financial aid is available to eligible students through various sources.
50% of students gave Northern Michigan University 5 stars overall.
Overall I think the college is great. It has a friendly atmosphere which is really nice. I love how the college is surrounded by nature and there is so many activities to do around Marquette. For example some activities to do include; hiking on nearby mountains, snowboarding and skiing on Marquette Mountain, seeing the Northern Lights, and living so close to Lake Superior.
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
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Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||10,081|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||11,302|
- Latino: 1%
- African American: 2%
- Caucasian: 87%
- American Indian or Alaska native: 3%
- Asian: 1%
- Unknown and Other: 7%
|American Indian or Alaska native||3%|
|Unknown and Other||7%|
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