Northern Michigan UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Marquette, MI

$11,255

Avg in-state tuition

$16,751

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Northern Michigan University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Northern Michigan University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Marquette, Michigan. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,732, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 66%. The university offers 98 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $11,255, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,751.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

66% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 970-1190

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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8k

Students Enrolled

25%

Online Student Enrollment

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

84%

Two or more races

5%

Hispanic

4%

Unknown

3%

Black

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

38% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

38%

State Grant Aid

20%

Institution Grant Aid

73%

Pell Grant

38%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,084
State Grant Aid $8,268
Institution Grant Aid $4,873
Pell Grant Aid $4,730

Financial Outlook

$32k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.