Northern Michigan University (NMU)

Marquette, MI

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Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University Student Essentials

Northern Michigan University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Wildcats
Website: www.nmu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $8,709
Out-of-State Tuition: $13,605
Retention Rate: 72%
Enrollment: 11,302
Year Established: 1899

About NMU

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.

NMU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Northern Michigan University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

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.


NMU Map & Location

Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855


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Getting Around NMU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Marquette, MI

Winter
Dec
29
18
Jan
25
13
Feb
28
14
Spring
Mar
36
22
Apr
47
33
May
59
43
Summer
Jun
68
52
Jul
74
59
Aug
74
59
Fall
Sep
67
52
Oct
54
41
Nov
40
29

NMU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 10,081
Freshman Class 2,895
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 11,302

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 87%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 3%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 7%
Latino 1%
African American 2%
Caucasian 87%
American Indian or Alaska native 3%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 7%

Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 11%
Full-Time 56%
Part-Time 44%
Women 53%
Men 47%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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