Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,330
Graduate Enrollment: 603
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Remote (in urban cluster more than 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 71.27%

Male/Female: 46% / 54% (2017)

First generation college students: 28.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2020 Median Admit SAT: 1,096


2020 Median Admit ACT: 23


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 46.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 26.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 15.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 9.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 85.8%
Black: 1.9%
Hispanic: 4.2%
Asian: 0.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 1.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.1%
Non-resident alien: 1.0%
Unknown race: 0.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $24,567
In-State tuition: $12,918
Out-of-State tuition: $18,414

Estimated books and supplies: $750 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,572 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,026 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,794 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,026 (2022)

Average Family Income: $74,714 (2017)
Median Family Income: $55,242 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 29.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 54.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,474 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $228 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $9,869
$30k-48k $11,662
$48k-75k $15,930
$75k-110k $20,323
$110k+ $21,454

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 32%
6-year graduation rate: 49%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,474 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,327 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,784 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 63.2% (2015)
@3 year 69.6% (2017)
@5 year 72.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 43.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 45.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $34,128 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $43,393 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 4
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 10 $47,582 ($3,965) $49,367 ($4,114)
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 95 $25,166 $261 $26,273 ($2,189) $46,396 ($3,866)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 5 $30,667 ($2,556)
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 14 $26,768 $257
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 15
Bachelor's Degree Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Behavioral Sciences. 15 $26,889 $265
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 34 $23,855 $212 $25,731 ($2,144)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 47 $24,625 $237 $24,702 ($2,059) $32,895 ($2,741)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 12
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 9 $25,500 $270
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 40 $22,727 $207 $31,185 ($2,599) $34,026 ($2,836)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 5 $40,179 ($3,348)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Psychology, Other. 1
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 21 $12,000 $127 $51,295 ($4,275)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 54 $23,687 $236 $37,345 ($3,112) $50,961 ($4,247)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 13 $39,704 ($3,309)
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 10 $18,334 $148
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 35 $28,873 $290 $50,625 ($4,219) $59,241 ($4,937)
Master's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 14
Bachelor's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 13 $31,755 ($2,646) $40,182 ($3,349)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 107 $28,000 $260 $62,789 ($5,232) $64,075 ($5,340)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 29 $21,500 $186 $32,373 ($2,698) $52,416 ($4,368)
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 50 $23,795 $238 $31,379 ($2,615) $47,962 ($3,997)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 9
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 26 $24,651 $249 $47,458 ($3,955) $48,226 ($4,019)
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 11
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 18 $19,219 $219 $50,810 ($4,234) $61,567 ($5,131)
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 7
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 14 $31,000 $321 $21,712 ($1,809) $37,574 ($3,131)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 48 $24,250 $239 $24,385 ($2,032) $36,955 ($3,080)
Bachelor's Degree Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. 15 $26,875 $282
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 17 $27,000 $283 $31,157 ($2,596) $37,204 ($3,100)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 9
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 10 $43,199 ($3,600)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 18 $67,791 ($5,649)
Bachelor's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 17 $9,833 $104 $15,518 ($1,293)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 19 $53,852 ($4,488)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 15 $53,751 ($4,479) $62,839 ($5,237)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 6
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 8
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 12 $52,083 ($4,340)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 23 $30,750 $315 $39,959 ($3,330) $37,995 ($3,166)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 17
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 37 $27,000 $278 $34,203 ($2,850) $43,203 ($3,600)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 24 $24,301 $244 $32,800 ($2,733) $42,896 ($3,575)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 16 $29,023 ($2,419) $47,918 ($3,993)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 3
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 4
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 18 $16,199 $172 $30,289 ($2,524) $36,666 ($3,056)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 19 $23,060 $236
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 32 $5,500 $58 $49,086 ($4,091) $73,916 ($6,160)
Associate's Degree Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 1
Associate's Degree Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 11 $51,715 ($4,310)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 18 $11,000 $117 $35,995 ($3,000)
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 23 $46,539 ($3,878)
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 2
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 3
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 9 $31,499 ($2,625)
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 11
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 74 $27,000 $273 $22,440 ($1,870) $31,065 ($2,589)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 2
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 25 $25,500 $228 $49,682 ($4,140)
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 41 $23,000 $212 $44,412 ($3,701) $42,354 ($3,530)
Associate's Degree Insurance. 1
Bachelor's Degree Construction Management. 24 $23,656 $236
Bachelor's Degree History. 12 $27,000 $270 $25,426 ($2,119)
Bachelor's Degree Education, Other. 1
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 11
Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 11
Associate's Degree Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 11
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 11
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 11 $68,476 ($5,706)
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 6
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 14 $23,250 $228
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Legal Support Services. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Support Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11 $20,763 ($1,730) $26,004 ($2,167)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 13 $42,056 ($3,505)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 20 $24,250 $247 $20,766 ($1,731) $29,758 ($2,480)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 6
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 40 $12,000 $125 $36,276 ($3,023)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 28 $18,500 $186 $38,295 ($3,191) $47,027 ($3,919)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $74,880
Full time faculty: 69%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 19.0

School's endowment start of year: $16,203,279 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $20,672,511 (2022)