Northern Michigan University ranks No. 9 on the list of Best Colleges in Michigan for 2017-18 released by College Consensus. NMU is the only Upper Peninsula institution to appear in the ranking. To identify the best among public and private schools in the state, College Consensus averaged the latest results from respected college ranking systems with thousands of real student review scores from around the web to produce a unique rating for each school.
The description of NMU states that the university is key to developing the leadership and professionals of the Upper Peninsula, and has also been acclaimed as one of the top online educators in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
“As a regional institution, NMU’s programs are highly oriented toward applicability and practical value, and largely revolve around professional education,” wrote College Consensus. “NMU’s healthcare programs are highly ranked and especially successful. U.S. News has recognized NMU’s master’s degree in nursing as one of the best in the nation, while the university’s pre-med and pre-dental students have better than 90 percent success rate in acceptance into doctoral programs–far above the national average.”
View the top 10 Michigan colleges ranking here.