Northern Michigan University: Review & Facts

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Northern Michigan University is a medium four-year, public school with 8,305 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1899 and is the only school located in Marquette, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
128
Good
Northern Michigan University will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Northern Michigan University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 128 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Biology, Criminal Justice, Nursing, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Northern Michigan University is fair at 74% (close to Michigan average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Northern Michigan University is below average - 53%.

Student to faculty ratio at Northern Michigan University is reasonably decent - 21:1. Read more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,100
High
Average tuition cost is slightly high - about $14,400 a year. The additional fees at Northern Michigan University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $700; which comes to a total of $15,100 per year.

Read the details about Northern Michigan University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 5,820 applications were submitted and 4,067 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Northern Michigan University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
Medium
Northern Michigan University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northern Michigan University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Northern Michigan University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 3,400 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - nearly $4,800 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Northern Michigan University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Northern Michigan University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northern Michigan University Location and Maps



Post Address: Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855, USA
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