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Northern Michigan University

863 reviews
  1. Marquette, MI
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    C+
Northern Michigan University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$12,258/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,528/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,068/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,984/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,272/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,074/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.40 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.43 responses
84%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.43 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,002Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Down to earth
    27%
  • Nature loving
    73%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.54 responses
Poll
0%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.75 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Best time of my life
    6%
  • Clean and Natural
    47%
  • Natural
    12%
  • Northern Michigan University has their quirks but
    12%
  • Unique
    24%

After Northern Michigan University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.21 responses

Reviews

863 reviews
  • Excellent
    113
  • Very Good
    327
  • Average
    345
  • Poor
    52
  • Terrible
    26
Depends on the degree. Need a bachelor's to afford to live comfortably.
  • College Senior
  • 29 days ago
The instructors I've had in the nursing program at NMU have went above and beyond to help me to be successful.
  • College Senior
  • 29 days ago
My department has helped get all the seniors internships which is very helpful.
  • College Senior
  • 1 month ago