Commencement Ceremony


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. 

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"I first toured NMU on a Wildcat Weekend and I felt like this was a place where I could really find myself and grow as an individual. Northern continues to amaze me with all of its opportunities and coming here has been one of the best choices I have made. As a Freshman Fellow, I was able to work directly with cancer cells under the supervision of my faculty mentor."

Veronica Line

Biology Major/Pre-Physician Assistant Program

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NMU donates computers to Norlite

NMU Donates Computers to Norlite

Northern Michigan University today donated 24 refurbished notebook computers to Norlite Nursing Center in Marquette, which has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in the Upper Peninsula. All Norlite residents who have been isolated in their rooms since mid-March now have the technology to communicate with friends and family and engage in online group activities...

Read the full story on Northern Today


Female runner in the snow by Lake Superior

Hope Starts Here Challenge

In light of social distancing measures, this year's event will take place virtually from anywhere you choose. Anytime between August 22 and August 30, participants will run/walk/bike their chosen event and have the option to submit their self-timed result through their run sign up account...

View full event details on the NMU events calendar