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Undergraduate

Choose from one of our 170+ educational programs and let your adventure begin at NMU.

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Graduate

With 30+ online and campus-based programs to choose from, Northern's graduate education can help you get to the next level in your professional career. You have accomplished so much already, but now it's time to really immerse yourself in your academic passion. 
 

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Online education at NMU

Online

Your education is ready when and where you want it. In addition to flexible learning options, online learners will receive in-state tuition rates regardless of where they reside. 

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Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University, located in Marquette, Michigan, is a dynamic four-year, public, comprehensive university that has grown its reputation based on its award-winning leadership programs, cutting-edge technology initiatives and nationally recognized academic programs. 

NMU is a public university and is one of the most affordable public universities in Michigan. NMU also ranks among the safest public universities in both Michigan and the country.

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Courses of Study

Northern has over 170 different courses of study across several fields and departments, as well as over 25 graduate degree programs. NMU also has study abroad which can take you all over the world.

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Student Housing and Financial Aid for Students

Have specific questions?

Be sure to check out our student housing through our Housing and Residence Life Office and take a look at what life is like here at NMU!

Or look into financial aid for students from out Financial Aid Office to make sure you get the help you need and answer the questions you may have.

Jordan Butler, nursing major from Orlando, Florida

"When visiting during my college search, NMU felt like home which is ironic since I live so far away. Coming to NMU has been one of the best decisions of my life."

Jordan Butler

Nursing major from Orlando, Florida

Indoor Agriculture

Start your story at a school that can offer you the world -- no matter what you want that world to look like.


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WNMU-TV Presents 'Facing Suicide: Town Hall'

September 16, 2022 — In a continuing effort to advance conversations surrounding mental health, WNMU-TV will host a “Facing Suicide: Town Hall” at 7 p.m. ET Tuesday, Sept. 27, in NMU’s Northern Center. A panel of Upper Peninsula mental health professionals will discuss suicide awareness and prevention. The public is invited to attend in person or virtually at no charge. 

John Baltes

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Baltes is College of Business' Executive in Residence

September 15, 2022 — Northern Michigan University's College of Business will host NMU alumnus John Baltes as the 2022 Executive in Residence Sept. 27-29. He is the retired CEO of SVA, a multi-entity professional services company. Baltes will share insights from his 30 years of leadership and business strategy experience, as well as a strong data systems background, with the NMU and Marquette communities.