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Northern Michigan University

School Profile

  • Northern Michigan UniversityPublic Four-year University in Marquette, MI
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Regionally Accredited: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 8,438
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,361
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 8,240
Graduate Students: 685

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Administrative/Secretarial Services
  • Associate of Building/Property Maintenance
  • Associate of Business - General
  • Associate of CAD/CADD Drafting/Design
  • Associate of Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Associate of Commercial/Advertising Art
  • Associate of Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry
  • Associate of Electromechanical Technologies
  • Associate of General Studies
  • Associate of Histologic Technician
  • Associate of Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair
  • Associate of Institutional Food Production
  • Associate of Law Enforcement Administration
  • Associate of Machine Tool Technology
  • Associate of Medical Administrative Assistance
  • Associate of Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging
  • Associate of Respiratory Therapy Technician
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Accounting/Finance
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Behavioral Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biology Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Botany
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Cartography
  • Bachelor of Ceramics
  • Bachelor of Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Chemistry, ACS Certified
  • Bachelor of City/Community/Regional Planning
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Community Health Services
  • Bachelor of Computer Networking/Telecommunications
  • Bachelor of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Cytogenetics Technology
  • Bachelor of Cytotechnology
  • Bachelor of Design/Visual Communications
  • Bachelor of Developmental/Child Psychology
  • Bachelor of Digital art
  • Bachelor of Digital cinema
  • Bachelor of Digital Communications/Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Drawing
  • Bachelor of Earth science teacher education
  • Bachelor of Ecology
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Economics teacher education
  • Bachelor of Education of Mentally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Entertainment/sports promotion
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Experimental Psychology
  • Bachelor of Film Production/Cinematography
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Forensic biochemistry
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of French Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Furntiture design
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Geography Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of Histologic Technology
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of History Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Human centered design
  • Bachelor of Human Development/Family Studies
  • Bachelor of Illustration
  • Bachelor of Industrial Technology
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Technologies
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Metal/Jewelry Arts
  • Bachelor of Microbiology
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources & Conservation - General
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Painting
  • Bachelor of Parks, Recreation & Fitness - General
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Photography
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Physics Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Physiology
  • Bachelor of Political science teacher education
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Pre-architecture
  • Bachelor of Pre-chiropractic
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Pre-engineering
  • Bachelor of Prelaw
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Pre-optometry
  • Bachelor of Prepharmacy
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Printmaking
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Sculpture
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Security/Loss Prevention
  • Bachelor of Small Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration
  • Bachelor of Technical/Business Writing
  • Bachelor of Technology/Industrial Arts Education
  • Bachelor of Woodworking
  • Bachelor of Zoology
  • Certificate of Auto Body Repair
  • Certificate of Computer Engineering
  • Certificate of Cosmetic Services
  • Certificate of Cosmetology
  • Certificate of GIS technology
  • Certificate of Lineworker
  • Certificate of Medical Laboratory Assistance
  • Certificate of Nursing - Practical
  • Certificate of Plastic injection technology
  • Certificate of Plastics

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $7,454
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $11,828

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required for Some
  • SAT Reasoning Test: Considered but not Required
  • ACT: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 61


Member: NCAA
Team name: Wildcats


  • Ranked #72 Regional Universities (Midwest)
  • Ranked #155 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #22 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #234 Nursing
  • Ranked #38 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #119 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #39 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-2650
(800) 682-9797
Fax: (906) 227-1747
Contact: Gerri Daniels
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 72%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 72%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 6,014
Female applicants 3,369
Male applicants 2,645
Applicants accepted 4,334
Female applicants accepted 2,419
Male applicants accepted 1,915
Freshman enrollment 1,756
Female freshman enrollment 906
Male freshman enrollment 850
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 0%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 2.9
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores N/A
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown N/A
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
SAT Math score breakdown N/A
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 91%
Average ACT Composite score 23
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 19-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A

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