Where do I send my transcripts?
Send your transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If the institution only sends hard copy transcripts, have them mailed to
NMU College of Graduate Studies
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
How do I know you received my transcripts?
You can check the status of your admissions application at Application Status Check. Please note that it takes up to 10 days to process admissions documents.
When is the application deadline?
You can check the application deadline of your program here.
When will I know if I've been accepted into the program I applied for?
You can check the status of your admissions application here.
Am I able to visit campus before I apply?
Absolutely! You can register for a campus visit here. Campus visits can be virtual or in-person.
How much is graduate tuition?
How much does it cost to take only one course?
What is the total cost of attendance for 1 year of graduate school?
How do I know if I am eligible to receive in-state tuition?
Can you get scholarships as a graduate student?
Are there scholarships for international students?
Can international students get funding for graduate school?
International students cannot apply for Federal Student Aid. Graduate assistantships may be available. Check here for more information and to see any open positions.
Do I have to provide proof of English proficiency? Which tests are accepted?
Yes, proof of English proficiency is required if you are from a non-English speaking country. You can do this in several ways. Please see this page for more information.
Is there on-campus housing for graduate students?
There is limited on-campus housing for graduate students. Please see the housing website for more information.
What is the rental situation like in Marquette?
There are many rentals in Marquette and the surrounding areas. NMU has a list of off-campus housing here.
Does NMU provide laptops for graduate students?
Yes. You can find more information about this through the Help Desk.
How many credits do I need to take to be a full-time student?
You need to be enrolled in 8 credit hours to be considered a full-time student. Find more information here.
What do I do if my GPA drops too low?
Find more information about academic and retention standards here.
When do classes start?
Check the NMU Academic Calendar for class start dates and break information.
How do I register for classes?
You can register for classes through MyNMU, under the student services tab.
Graduate Assistant Positions
What is a GA position?
A Graduate Assistant position is a paid position for graduate students at NMU. Find more information about GA positions here.
Are there GA positions available for my graduate program?
You can find current GA position openings here.
How do I apply for a GA position?
Find more information about applying for GA positions here.
What does GA compensation look like?
Find more information about GA benefits here.
What does a GA do?
GAs can hold several different positions on campus. You can learn more about these positions here.
What is the weekly hours requirement for a GA?
GAs are expected to work 20 hours per week. You can find more information about GA expectations here.