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Colleges / Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University Admissions

If you want to apply to Northern Michigan University, the fee for the application costs $35.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Northern Michigan University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Northern Michigan University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Waitlist No

Applying Early to Northern Michigan University?

Northern Michigan University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

What Does Northern Michigan University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Northern Michigan University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Northern Michigan University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Northern Michigan University must submit the following items. Double check with Northern Michigan University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Northern Michigan University?

Students admitted to Northern Michigan University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Northern Michigan University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
3.75 and 3.99 17.11%
3.50 and 3.74 17.19%
3.25 and 3.49 15.25%
3.00 and 3.24 11.76%
2.50 and 2.9 16.59%
2.00 and 2.49 8.33%

Northern Michigan University doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Northern Michigan University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Northern Michigan University

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Northern Michigan University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Winter Term - Summer Term

Northern Michigan University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Northern Michigan University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Northern Michigan University.

Does Northern Michigan University accept transfer credits?

Northern Michigan University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Northern Michigan University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Northern Michigan University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Northern Michigan University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Northern Michigan University?

Northern Michigan University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Northern Michigan University's acceptance rate?

Northern Michigan University's acceptance rate is 67%.

Want To Learn More About Northern Michigan University?

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Northern Michigan University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Northern Michigan University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.34

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Northern Michigan University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.34. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,368

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

67%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$12,402

Out-of-State

$17,898

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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