Northwestern Michigan College: Review & Facts

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Northwestern Michigan College is a small four-year, public school with 4,265 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1951 and is the only college located in Traverse City, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
50
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, and bachelor's degree are offered at Northwestern Michigan College.

Northwestern Michigan College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Marine Transportation and Diving, Management, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
83%
Good
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 normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Northwestern Michigan College is high at 83% (well above Michigan average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Northwestern Michigan College is very low: 25%. Approximately 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwestern Michigan College is decent, 16:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,000
Low
Average tuition price is low, $7,500 annually. The additional fees at Northwestern Michigan College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $500, which totals $8,000 a year.

Read the details about Northwestern Michigan College 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



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Northwestern Michigan College is $20.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Northwestern Michigan College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (231) 995-1000 or check Northwestern Michigan College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,300
Medium
Northwestern Michigan College offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northwestern Michigan College, 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
C+
Dicey
Northwestern Michigan College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 400 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - roughly $5,300 annually.

Based on the college crime numbers, Northwestern Michigan College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwestern Michigan College Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwestern Michigan College, 1701 E Front St, Traverse City, Michigan 49686, USA
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