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Northern Michigan University, founded in 1899, is a public, comprehensive university. It is located in scenic Marquette, Michigan. With over 200 student organizations, NMU offers something for every student. The university participates in IBM's ThinkPad University program, in which every student has his or her own notebook computer, software and access to the school network and the Internet. Its 320-acre campus is located on the shores of Lake Superior in Marquette.

Website: nmu.edu

Public
Co-ed
7,136
Undergraduate
Students
(55.8%) 3,984 Women
(44.2%) 3,152 Men
596
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
66% of 7,677 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
532 average
480-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
548 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,070
Out-of-state: $30,566
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,255
Out-of-state: $16,751
Room and Board
$10,774
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$12,037
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,125
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
286
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Marquette Population
21,491
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
1.9% Black/African-American
4.1% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.3% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students
1.1% from 35 countries
First-Year Students Returning
75.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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