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Northwestern Michigan College Admissions

If you want to apply to Northwestern Michigan College, the application fee is $20.

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 an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 22.

Northwestern Michigan College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Northwestern Michigan College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
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Considering Applying Early to Northwestern Michigan College?

Northwestern Michigan College 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.

How To Get Into Northwestern Michigan College

Getting into Northwestern Michigan College is not competitive. Northwestern Michigan College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Northwestern Michigan College accepted 55% of students, around 1,054 of the 1,909 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Northwestern Michigan College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to applicants from outside sponsoring counties; nursing, maritime programs is program moderately difficult.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does Northwestern Michigan College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Northwestern Michigan College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Considered
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

Northwestern Michigan College Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Northwestern Michigan College?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

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

Northwestern Michigan College 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 Northwestern Michigan College

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Northwestern Michigan College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 22.

Transfer students can enroll in Northwestern Michigan College during the following terms: - Fall Term

Northwestern Michigan College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Northwestern Michigan College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Northwestern Michigan College.

Does Northwestern Michigan College accept transfer credits?

Northwestern Michigan College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Northwestern Michigan College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Northwestern Michigan College?

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

What is Northwestern Michigan College's acceptance rate?

Northwestern Michigan College's acceptance rate is 55%.

Want To Learn More About Northwestern Michigan College?

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Northwestern Michigan College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

55%

How hard is it to get into Northwestern Michigan College? Northwestern Michigan College is a open admission institution. The Northwestern Michigan College acceptance rate is 55%. This means that the institution accepts 55 out of every 100 applicants.

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Northwestern Michigan College 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 Northwestern Michigan College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northwestern Michigan College is Continuous processing.

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

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Northwestern Michigan College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,609

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

55%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,280

Out-of-State

$10,488

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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