Overview

Applicants
6,841
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average HS GPA
3.13

GPA Breakdown

16%
Over 3.75
10%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
8%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 24

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
:1
Total Faculty
with Terminal Degree


Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
20%
Graduate in 5 years
41%
Graduate in 6 years
47%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Ecology
  • Microbiology, General
  • Physiology, General
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Related Services, Other
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Resources Development
  • Management Information Systems and Services, Other
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Small Business Administration/Management

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, other any instructional program in organizational communication, public relations, and advertising not listed above
  • Public Relations/Image Management

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
  • Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

  • Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

  • Engineering

  • Engineering, Other

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Manufacturing Technology/Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • French Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Cytogenetics/Genetics/Clinical Genetics Technology/Technologist
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist
  • Nursing Science
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist

  • History

  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Pre-Law Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Behavioral Sciences

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Science
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Public Administration
  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Security and Loss Prevention Services

  • Social Sciences

  • Cartography
  • Economics, General
  • Geography
  • Geography, Other
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Music, General
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Diploma
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate
Terminal Associate
Transfer Associate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Classes
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Prominent Alumni


Howard Schultz
Chairman and CEO Starbucks Coffee

Steve Mariucci
NFL Head Coach

Tom Izzo
Head Coach MSU men's basketball

Cathy Turner-Bostley
2 time Olympic gold medalist short track speed-ska

Paul Truckey
Broadway performer

Lloyd Carr
U of M Football Coach

John Lauttner
Architect

Career overview


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
20%
Graduate in 5 years
41%
Graduate in 6 years
47%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Classes
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,147

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,365

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,145

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$29,371

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
62%

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$8,646
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$13,542
Required Fees
$64
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$900

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,098
Transportation for Commuters
$416

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
8,451
Out of State

International
2%
Foreign Countries Represented
30

Demographics

2.03%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
1.70%
African-American
82.08%
Caucasian
11.08%
Unknown
1.89%
International

53% female
47% male
90% are full time
10% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
38%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
77%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Other

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Disability Services

Director
Lynn Walden, Coordinator

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Documentation Requred for LD
WAIS-III or Stanford Binet 4; achievement

Documentation Requred for ADHD
Yes SB-1

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
No

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
No

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
300
Number of Honor Societies
8

Number of Social Sororities
4
Number of Religious Organizations
20


Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Wildcats)
5 Sports

Basketball
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Skiing Nordic Cross Country
Women's Sports (Wildcats)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Skiing Nordic Cross Country
Soccer
Swimming
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
Yes

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
100%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
100 percent of our full-time students receive either ThinkPad or MacBook notebooks as part of their tuition and fees.

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Gina Lombardini
Asst. Director of Admissions

Address
Office of Admissions
1401 Presque Isle
Marquette, MI 49855

Phone
906-227-2650

Email
CVP@nmu.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Hedgcock Student Service Center
Superior Dome
New Science Facility
Market Place Dining Facility
De Vos Art Galleries
The Starbucks coffee lounge located in the library is a very popular place and doubles as a study lounge

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Presque Isle Park
Lake Superior and Beaches
Marquette Mountain Ski Area
Mattson Lower Harbor Park
Sugarloaf Mountain Hike
With more than a dozen waterfalls cascading through Marquette County, a visitor could spend an entire day exploring these natural wonders.

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
M-F
8-5
906-227-2650

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
cvp@nmu.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
with approval from department and professor

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Sawyer Airport 906-346-3308 Airport Shuttle of Marquette 906-361-5931 Ojibwa Casino Airport Shuttle 888-560-9905 Marq-Tran(bus service)906-225-1112 Greyhound 906-228-8393 and 800-231-2222

Driving Instructions to Campus
www.nmu.edu/cvp/directions

Local Accommodations
http://www.nmu.edu/cvp/directions.shtml
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Key Stats

6,841
Applicants
8,451
Size
68%
Acceptance Rate