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


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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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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. 

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

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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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NMU's Room and Board Rates Hold Steady

April 30, 2021 — The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees approved a recommendation that there be no increase in the standard room and board rate for a traditional residence hall for the 2021-22 academic year.

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Alumni Invited to 'Return North' Event

May 3, 2021 — Northern Michigan University alumni are invited to participate in the fifth annual Return North Professional Careers Fair from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, May 20. The three Upper Peninsula-based SmartZones are collaborating on the virtual event, designed to connect jobseekers with local companies to network and explore career opportunities in the region.