Northern Michigan University

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Founded in 1899, Northern Michigan University (sometimes referred to as NMU or locally as Northern Michigan) is a public, coeducational university located in the Upper Michigan Peninsula in the city of Marquette. With a total annual enrollment of just over 10,000 students, NMU is the largest university in Michigan’s upper peninsula.

NMU comprises five academic colleges and schools, which include, the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, School of Art and Design and College of Professionals Studies (home to the School of Education, Nursing, and Technology and Applied Sciences). Together these five academic divisions offers students a selection of over 180 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Within six months of graduation, about 81% of graduates are either employed or continuing their education. About 19% of graduates at NMU enroll in a graduate program immediately following graduation.

General Information

Admission Office

1401 Presque Isle Avenue

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 227-2650

(800) 682-9797

Fax: (906) 227-1747

[email protected]

Contact: Gerri Daniels

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1401 Presque Isle Avenue

Marquette, MI 49855

(906) 227-1000

Total undergrads: 8,438

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,361

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,240

Graduate enrollment: 685


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 74%

College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Banking/Financial Services B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Fashion Merchandising B
Hotel/Motel Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Vehicle Parts/Accessories Marketing B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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