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Colleges / Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate71%

About Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University is a public, state university in the town of Marquette, Michigan. Northern Michigan University was founded in 1899. The university enrolls around 6,970 students a year, including 6,434 undergrads.

Northern Michigan University Acceptance Rate 2022

Around 71% of applicants get into Northern Michigan University each year. Out of 6,217 applications received in 2022, 4,386 students were offered admission.

Northern Michigan University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 71%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
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Northern Michigan University is located in Marquette, Michigan,.

If you are interested in seeing Northern Michigan University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 41 to Marquette, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Sawyer International.

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College Info

1401 Presque Isle Avenue Marquette, MI 49855

Campus Setting: Small Town

Northern Michigan University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northern Michigan University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northern Michigan University is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Northern Michigan University is like? There are approximately 6,970 students enrolled at Northern Michigan University, including 6,434 undergraduate students and 536 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 75% percent are from MI and 25% percent of students are from other states.


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