beAmazed. BeNorthern.

NCAA Division I athletics on one of the safest campuses in the country. Brand new living facilities and world-class adventure. Northern offers students an opportunity to participate in an inclusive, exciting and unique campus life.


Whether it's in "The Quad" or "The Woods," Northern offers its students comfortable and safe communities. Freshmen and sophomores get to live on campus and are able to choose their residence hall and roommate.


Northern has over 300 student organizations to pick from, award-winning leadership programs, and meaningful volunteer engagements. Since NMU believes in the value of student involvement, it rewards students through a point-based program called Pick One for being an involved member of campus.


The Office's Angela Kinsey, Game of Throne's Kristian Nairn, Rapper Ghostface Killah. No matter what your interests are, there are always memorable performances to attend at NMU.


NMU students get access to the Fit Zone and Physical Education Instructional Facility (PEIF) with their tuition. In both of these areas, students have access to a variety of fitness equipment, spaces and classes. In addition to our indoor workout facilities, Northern also offer students free rentals of outdoor recreation equipment such as fat tire bikes, snow shoes, skis and more. 


By coming here you're granted access to unexpected possibilities in scholarship, friendship and research. Dive deep into your passions, uncover new ones, and discover how you can impact the world.


Northern has consistently been ranked as one of the safest college campuses in the country. The university is situated in Marquette, Michigan, a town of about 21,000 year-round residents. In addition to the NMU's campus police department, Marquette also has a County Sheriff, Michigan State Police, and city police departments.