Northern Michigan University

Acceptance Rate 67 %
SAT Average 1,080
Tuition & Fees $17,898
Student Population 7,368
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,557

Academic Overview

Northern Michigan University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Marquette, Michigan. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $12,402 for Michigan residents and $17,898 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 7,368 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 67% and the graduation rate is 47% last year.
The salary after graduation from Northern Michigan University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $39,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Northern Michigan University are $12,402 for Michigan residents and $17,898 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $10,204 for in-state students and $13,660 for out-of-state students.
Northern Michigan University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Northern Michigan. The acceptance rate of Northern Michigan is 67% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 32%. The average graduation rate is 47% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,557 and 84% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 7,368 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Northern Michigan University is 67 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Northern Michigan University is 47 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Northern Michigan University is 75 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Northern Michigan University is 7,368
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Northern Michigan University is 20 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,557 at Northern Michigan University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Northern Michigan offers 179 major programs through online and on-site education where 19 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate80
One but less than two years certificate100
Associate's Degree262
Two but less than four years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree989
Post Bachelor's Degree60
Master's Degree267
Post Master's Degree20
Doctor's degree - professional practice11

Special Learning Opportunities

Northern Michigan University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,186)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,974)

Veterans Benefits

Northern Michigan University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges