7,018
Students
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Avg. Financial Aid
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4591/6173
Acceptance Rate
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Overview

Northern Michigan University is a Comprehensive institution located in Marquette, MI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI  49855
United States
Contact Ms. Gerri Daniels
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@nmu.edu
Phone: 906-227-2650
Fax: 906-227-1747

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Military Technologies Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,173
Applied
4,591
Accepted
7,018
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

3,584
Females Applied
2,703
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,589
Males Applied
1,888
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.18
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 590
SAT Math 460 560
ACT Composite 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,984
In-state
15,864
Out-of-state
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Fees

745
Full-time student fees
10,666
Room & board
5,692
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,747
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,613
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,004
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,225
Avg. Loan Aid
2,809
Avg. Grant Aid
4,774
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
64%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,018
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.34%
Black or African American 2.19%
White or Caucasian 85.68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.48%
Asian 0.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.62%
Other 1.01%

Gender

Male (45.51%)
Female (54.49%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 42%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Fall Fest and Winter Fest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Faculty

419
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 288
Part-time - 131
Male - 219
Female - 200