NMU offers stunning landscapes, welcoming communities, a safe environment and a wide variety of rigorous educational programs. All at an affordable cost to international students. Join our international wildcat family for a unique educational experience!

Check out Courses of Study for undergraduate and graduate programs!


Studying abroad is one of the most challenging, interesting, and fun academic experiences you can have as a college student while still earning credit toward your degree! 

NMU has programs in over 50 countries where students can study and have studied abroad. Explore our offerings to learn more about what program may be a good fit for you.

To learn more details about how to plan a study abroad through NMU, join us for Study Abroad 101!


The International Programs Office provides support for programs approved as offerings. Program types may include:

  • Faculty-Led Courses
  • Service Learning Experiences


Visiting Scholars may be professors, researchers, scientists, or other academic personnel who are temporarily in residence at NMU who have defined access to identified University facilities with prior approval by the respective department head and college dean. A visiting scholar is typically in residence at NMU for a minimum of two weeks up to a maximum of one year.

NMU's Jamrich Hall

"I chose NMU because I found a great program that is designed well and most of the professors are figures in the exercise science field. When I'm not in the library studying, I like to explore [Marquette's] Third Street and downtown area."

Abdulrahman I. Alaqil, Saudi Arabia

Major: Master's in Exercise Science

Contact Us

The International Programs Office, including International Admissions, is located at 203 Cohodas Hall on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Phone 906-227-2510