|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||21:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,068 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Northern Michigan University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,346 applications and 4,056 students were granted admission. Northern Michigan University is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 99% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 3% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||760 to 940|
|ACT||19 to 25|
Northern Michigan University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $14,568 and in-state students paid $9,072.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Northern Michigan University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 40% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,516 (which is 1.9% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Northern Michigan University in 2016-2017, was 896, which is 63% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,187 (which is 2.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Northern Michigan University has enrolled a total of 7,865 students (6,470 students full-time and 1,395 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,865 students, 399 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 7,168 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 697 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 377 students for distance studies.
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Black/African American: 2%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Northern Michigan University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||11%||108|
|Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians||8%||77|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||4%||37||3|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||33|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||33|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Northern Michigan University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Northern Michigan University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,500. Last year, out of the total 2,813 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,588 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,328 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,962 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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