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Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI

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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
Executive Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@nmu.edu
Phone: 906-227-2650
Fax: 906-227-1747

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural/animal/plant/veterinary Science And Related Fields, Other Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/native American Studies Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, And Computational Biology, Other Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Restaurant/food Services Management Checkmark
Small Business Administration/management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Web/multimedia Management And Webmaster Checkmark
Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
Building/property Maintenance Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Emotional Disturbances Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Checkmark
Pre-engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Cad/cadd Drafting And/or Design Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning And Refrigeration Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development, Family Studies, And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Science And Allied Professions, Other Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Natural Products Chemistry And Pharmacognosy Checkmark
Pre-chiropractic Studies Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-optometry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Surgical Technology/technologist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark Checkmark
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Mechanics And Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Military Technologies Associate Bachelors
Cyber/electronic Operations And Warfare Checkmark Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Computer Numerically Controlled (cnc) Machinist Technology/cnc Machinist Checkmark
Welding Technology/welder Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Security And Loss Prevention Services Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark Checkmark
Arts, Entertainment, And Media Management, Other Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,553
Applied
4,670
Accepted
6,611
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

4,140
Females Applied
2,898
Females Accepted
70%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,413
Males Applied
1,772
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.33
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
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,352
In-state
16,848
Out-of-state
11,352
In-district
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Fees

820
Full-time student fees
11,912
Room & board
6,212
Room only
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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

11,452
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,092
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,196
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,793
Avg. Loan Aid
4,198
Avg. Grant Aid
4,469
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,611
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.2%
Black or African American 1.92%
White or Caucasian 85.87%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.33%
Asian 0.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 4.14%
Other 0.79%

Gender

Male (41.39%)
Female (58.61%)

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 45%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Fall Fest, MADD and Drag Show

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
South Superior Climbing Club, NMU Board & Ski Club, Conservation Crew, NMU Book Club and Mental Health Matters

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Lighted pathways/sidewalks

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark Checkmark
Wrestling No No Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No Checkmark Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

425
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 282
Part-time - 143
Male - 217
Female - 208
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