• Address: 1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

  • Phone Number: 9062271000

  • Website: http://www.nmu.edu/

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About Northern Michigan University (NMU)

Northern Michigan University (NMU) is a public university, headquartered at Marquette, in the state of Michigan U.S. It was established in the year 1899. It has a student population of 7,865 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies.

It is one of the 2 universities in the state of Michigan which provides entrepreneurship as major. It also offers rare programs like ski management and wildland firefighting that are being offered only by few universities in the U.S.

It offers more than 177-degree programs and 29 of them are online degree programs. The university was started with the sole purpose to educate teachers.

NMU main campus is located in a small city with 350 acres huge campus. Its high rated placement offered programs include Business, Clinical Sciences, Engineering Technology, Music Education, Theater and Line, Power Technician.  

  • Northern Michigan University (NMU) acceptance rate is 76%, the student-faculty ratio is 21:1.

  • The retention rate of the university is 75% and the total graduation rate is 46%.

  • The university is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commision.

  • Northern Michigan University address is 1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855.


Northern Michigan University (NMU) Schools

School of Health and Human performance School of Clinical Sciences
School of Education, Leadership and Public Service College of Arts and Sciences
School of Art and Design College of Business
School of Nursing College of Graduate Studies
College of Technology and Occupational Studies College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Online

It is available for both students and faculty to interact with each other. The students can register for thee courses in the student services box where they can find detailed course information and number of seats available.

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Login - MyNMU is the online platform available for the students to log in, register for help, to know about the online courses, to access news, events and academic calendar of NMU. It has undergraduate and graduate bulletins, access to the content related course. 


Northern Michigan University (NMU) Tuition

It offers online students with various online degrees. Average tuition fee provided for the online students is as follows

Degree Tuition
Associate $23,820
Bachelors $42,775
Masters $18,239
Doctorate $25,900
Graduate Certificate $9,065

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Majors

The university provides the following 15 majors online

Education Literature
Fine Arts Biomedical Sciences
Psychology Business Management
Public Administration Health Science
Biology Exercise science
Nursing Arts
Human Services Behavioral Sciences
Political Science  

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Programs

Some of the online programs it offers are as follows

Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science in Leadership
Doctor of Nursing Practice Master of Science in Biology
Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Master of Education 

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Financial Aid

Federal/FAFSA code of the university used to fill the FAFSA form to apply for various financial aids is 002301.

  • Pell grant, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, and TEACH grant are the federal grants available. Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Federal Perkins Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan are the federal loans available. Federal work-study is also available as Federal Financial Aids.

  • Michigan Competitive Scholarship, Tuition Incentive Program (TIP), and Fostering Futures Scholarship, Children of Veterans Tuition Grant, GEAR UP College Day scholarships are the state scholarships and grant available for the students as State aids.

  • Wildcat Achievement Scholarship, Waldo Scholarship, and National Academic Award are the institutional scholarships and award available as Institutional Aids.

  • Montgomery GI Bill, Survivors and Dependents Assistance, and Post 9/11 GI Bill are the Military Aids available for the students. 155 students received Post 9/11 GI Bills.

90% of the students received either federal, state or institutional aids from the university. $12,667 is the average amount awarded as grant or scholarship per year. 


Northern Michigan University (NMU) Library

Lydia M. Olson Library is a repository of knowledge. It contains thousands of books, journals, research papers accessible to the students and faculty in the second and third floors of Edgar Harden Learning Resources Center. It has 12 teacher resource rooms, multimedia materials.

The library also has an online presence and students can log in with the student accounts to access the content. Library staff and reference librarians are available to clarify all the doubts of students related to the library. 


Northern Michigan University (NMU) Ranking

According to the U.S. News and World Report

  • It ranked 81st in Regional universities Midwest.

  • It ranked 17th in Top public schools.

  • It ranked 68th in Best Value schools.

  • It ranked 50th in Best colleges for veterans.

  • It ranked 350th in Business programs. 


Northern Michigan University (NMU) Reviews

Some of the available reviews by students are

  • The staff and administration are helpful and offers students assistance when required.

  • It has a large campus with diversified student fraternity located near the Lake Superior.

  • The professors are experienced and offer the students help when required for both online and on-campus students.

  • The university has a safe and secure campus with campus security team. 


Northern Michigan University (NMU) Campus

It has 2 leadership programs that are highly popular on campus namely student leader fellowship program and Superior Edge program. It has approximately 300 organizations. It engages each and every student. It was designated as a community-engaged campus by Carnegie foundation.

NMU Bookstore - It provides students with textbooks, apparels, gifts, accessories, supplies, electronics, collections, uniforms. It also has an online presence and the goods ordered online can be delivered to the students or they can take the items from the bookstore by paying money online.

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Athletics - Wildcats, university athletic team. It has 7 men’s athletic teams and 10 women’s teams competing for NCAA Division II level sports and intercollegiate athletic conferences. Its men’s ice hockey team plays in NCAA Division I level. Wildcats won several NCAA titles. They have an Olympic training site and intercollegiate athletics.

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Football - The men’s football team has several sports clubs. They participated and won several NCAA team titles. The football players receive several rewards.

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public
Also see:
Private vs Public

Headquartered at

Marquette, Michigan

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002301
Also see:
What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

HLC
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

eLibrary , Military Friendly, Financial Aid, Veterans Friendly , Student Portal , Yellow Ribbon Program

Data Source: http://www.nmu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 76 %
Student Faculty Ratio 21: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 75 % Part Time: 57 %
Total Population 7,865
Student Population Full Time: 6,470 Part Time: 1,395
Gender Division Male: 45 % Female: 55 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 5,346 2,288 3,057
Total Applicants Admitted - 4,056 1,769 2,287
Applicants Enrolled - 1,355 664 691
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 1,341 657 684
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 14 7 7

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 43 %

The College Monk

Female: 50 %

Total Graduation Rate: 46 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Northern Michigan University (NMU)

College of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Literature Fine Arts

College of Business

Majors available

Business Management Psychology

College of Graduate Studies

Majors available

Literature Fine Arts

College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies

Majors available

Nursing Education

College of Technology and Occupational Studies

Majors available

Public Administration Business Management

School of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing

School of Art and Design

Majors available

History Literature

School of Clinical Sciences

Majors available

Health Science

School of Education, Leadership and Public Service

Majors available

Education Computer Science

School of Health and Human Performance

Majors available

Health Science

Northern Michigan University (NMU) Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $35
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 46
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,332
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 3%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 99%
SAT Math 510 average 440 - 580 range
SAT Critical Reading 515 average 450 - 580 range
SAT Writing 490 average 430 - 550 range
ACT Composite 21 average 19 - 24 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Northern Michigan University (NMU) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,473 Undergraduate Student, U, S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant $1,432 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $1,432 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $1,432 Undergraduate or Graduate student, enrolled in TEACH Grant Eligible major, Minimum of 3.25 CGPA June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study Varies U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,314 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,314 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $5,314 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history. June 30th, 2019
Federal Perkins Loan $5,314 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Michigan Competitive Scholarship $5,795 Financial need and merit. ACT score of 23 and 1200 of SAT. March 1st, 2019
Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) $5,795 Under the age of 20 at the time of graduation or GED completion, and have or have had Medicaid coverage for 24months March 1st, 2019
Fostering Futures Scholarship $5,795 Students must have been in Michigan foster care on or after their 13th birthday March 1st, 2019
State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Children of Veterans Tuition Grant $5,795 GPA of 2.25, Must be older than age 16 but younger than 26 years of age. Varies
GEAR UP College Day scholarship $5,795 Be less than 22 years old, Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or approved refugee. Varies

Data Source: http://www.nmu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Wildcat Achievement Scholarship $3,810 GPA of 3.0 and SAT score of 1060-1150 or ACT OF 21-23. Varies
National Academic Award $3,810 GPA of 2.75. SAT score of 1060, ACT score of 21. Varies
Waldo Scholarship $3,810 GPA of 3.0, 1160 SAT or 24 ACT. Varies

Data Source: http://www.nmu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $8,333 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill Varies Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honourably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
Montgomery GI bill Varies For active duty or selected reserve members of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies
Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA) Varies Eligible dependents of certain veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition. Dependent of veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. Varies

Data Source: http://www.nmu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $7,737
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,218
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,335
$75,001 - $110,000 $16,368
Over $110,000 $17,354

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 36% $4,516
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 90% $7,520
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 40% $4,766
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 82% $4,234
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 64% $6,638
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 63% $5,187
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 12,667
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 3
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $7,000
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $2,333
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.nmu.edu/admissions/node/281
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 155 $7,415
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 148 $7,517
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 7 $5,269

Data Source: http://www.nmu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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