1401 Presque Isle AvenueMarquette, MI 49855 906-227-2650
http://www.nmu.edu admiss@nmu.edu
About Northern Michigan University
  • Year of Foundation 1899
  • Size of Campus 350 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,714
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 20.3%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,840in-state, $11,214 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,646
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 8,386
Northern Michigan University was established in 1899 by the Michigan Legislature as Northern State Normal School with the original purpose of providing teacher preparation programs in Michigan's then-wild and sparsely populated Upper Peninsula. Northern Michigan University's vision for education in the 21st century is a learning environment that embraces technology to enhance student access, promote the development of independent learners and encourage greater student-faculty communication and collaboration.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Platform personalities(lectures) and Northern Arts and Entertainment(concerts)
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Adventist College Truth Seekers, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Campus Ministry, Chi Apha Sigma Christian Fellowship, Emmaus House of Lutheran Campus Center, Episcopal Church Campus Ministry, Fraternity of St. Raphael
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The All Nations Club, The Asian/Pacific Islander Association, Diverity Student Alliance, Ebony Excellece, Essence, Latino American Student Organization, The Native American Student Organization, Umoja/Black Student Union
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 2
  • Number of frat chapter houses 2
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Accounting/Finance Club, All Student Judiciary, Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Kapa Psi, Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Xi Delta, American Marketing Association, ASNMU, Business Professionals of America, Criminal Justice Association, Economics Student Association, First
  • Number of frats 3
  • Distance to nearest bus Marquette, MI (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Gwinn, MI (22), Gwinn, MI (22)
  • Distance to nearest train Milwaukee, WI (300)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 15
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 34%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Microforms 451,572
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 8,251
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Museums Art Museum, Student Art Gallery, Seaborg Science Building, Learning Resources Center, Superior Dome, and Forest Roberts Theatre
  • Number Of Books in Library 615,406
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number of e-books 20,372
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,573
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 81%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,500
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs ACN Communications, Anchorage School District, Auto-Owners Insurance, Bell Memorial Hospital, Consumers Energy, Deloite and Touche Daimler Chrysler, Disney Cruise Lines, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Eli Lily & Company, FedEx Inc., General Dynamics, General Moto
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village