Northern Michigan University Graduate School

Northern Michigan University (referred to as Northern Michigan) is a Public, 4 years school located in Marquette, MI.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Northern Michigan is $11,028 for Michigan residents and $14,484 for out-of-state students. The school has 536 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,970 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Northern Michigan University (referred to as Northern Michigan) is a Public, 4 years school located in Marquette, MI.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1916 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Northern Michigan Directory Information
School NameNorthern Michigan University (Northern Michigan)
Address1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855-5301
Phone906-227-2650
Webhttps://www.nmu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.nmu.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.nmu.edu/financialaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Northern Michigan is $11,028 for Michigan residents and $14,484 for out-of-state students. The school has 536 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,970 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 193 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 26 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,484
$11,028 for Michigan Residents
Student Population536
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs193 graduate programs
(26 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Northern Michigan is $11,028 for Michigan residents and $14,484 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $636 for Michigan residents and $852 for out-of-state students.
Northern Michigan offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Michigan Residents$11,028
Out-of-State$14,484
Tuition per Credit Hour
Michigan Residents$636
Out-of-State$852
Northern Michigan offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)26 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Northern Michigan University is $11,028 for Michigan residents and $14,484 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.96% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$8,672$745$12,128$745
2019-2020$9,072$767$12,528$767
2020-2021$9,408$796$12,864$796
2021-2022$9,792$820$13,248$820
2022-2023$10,176$852$13,632$852
The graduate school tuition & fees of Northern Michigan is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Michigan. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Michigan graduate tuition is $26,597 (public) / $19,520 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Northern Michigan University$11,028$14,484
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Michigan Graduate Schools$18,285$21,321
Public$17,502$26,597
Private$19,520
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,690 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Northern Michigan.
On-campus living costs are increased by 3.21% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,934. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.24% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,666$1,992$10,666$1,992
2019-2020$10,774$2,016$10,774$2,626
2020-2021$11,072$2,048$9,888$2,652
2021-2022$11,572$2,026$9,794$2,614
2022-2023$11,910$2,124$10,154$2,780
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $636 for Michigan residents and $852 for other students at Northern Michigan University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.90% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$542$758
2019-2020$567$783
2020-2021$588$804
2021-2022$612$828
2022-2023$636$852

Graduate Programs at Northern Michigan

Northern Michigan University offers 39 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 216 students have completed their study at Northern Michigan University.
Offered Degrees at Northern Michigan University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3210202
Doctor's degree - other1111
Post Bachelor's Degree400
Post Master's Degree213
Total3912216
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Northern Michigan University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision program with 3 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Early Childhood Education and Teaching program with 36 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 11 completers.
Northern Michigan University offers 39 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 216 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 202 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 11 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences1-
Education [+] (6 completers) 78 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision10-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration2-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities11-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--
Elementary Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching36-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education--
Mathematics Teacher Education--
Reading Teacher Education8-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education--
Biology Teacher Education1-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Creative Writing7-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (other)--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 7 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science7-
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Psychology7-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology--
Applied Behavior Analysis8-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] --
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies--
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 34 completers-
Public Administration11-
Social Work23-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Athletic Training/Trainer8-
Cytogenetics/Genetics/Clinical Genetics Technology/Technologist5-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Business [+] 27 completers-
Business Administration and Management16-
Accounting and Business/Management11-
Total202
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing11-
Total11
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Total-
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision3-
Reading Teacher Education--
Total3

Graduate Student Population at Northern Michigan

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 536 students enrolled into Northern Michigan University graduate schools where it has total 6,970 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 206 full-time and 330 part-time graduate students. By gender, 183 male and 353 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total536183353
Full-time20674132
Part-tme330109221
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 450 White (83.96%), 11 Black/African American (2.05%), 24 Hispanic (4.48%), 6 Asian (1.12%), and 45 students with other races. 6 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total536183353
American Indian/Native American918
Asian615
Black/African American1165
Hispanic241113
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White450152298
Two More16511
Un-Known14410
Non-resident Alien633
Northern Michigan University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 274 graduate students (51.12% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 54 graduate students (10.07% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total536
Enrolled Online Exclusively274
Enrolled Some Online Courses54
Not in Online Courses208
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Northern Michigan University. 142 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.49% of total students), 58 students are aged above 50 (10.82%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Northern Michigan University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total536183353
Age 20-2113310
Age 22-241295376
Age 25-291304486
Age 30-34712348
Age 35-39642440
Age 40-49711952
Age 50-6428820
Over 6430921

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