Northern Michigan University, located in Marquette, Michigan, is a dynamic four-year, public, comprehensive university that has grown its reputation based on its award-winning leadership programs, cutting-edge technology initiatives and nationally recognized academic programs.
Northern Michigan has a population of about 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers 147 degree programs, including 25 graduate programs. The university has two semesters per year, a fall and winter semester, and two summer sessions. NMU is one of three Michigan public universities to also serve a community college role for its region, which means the breadth of NMU’s academic programs range from one-year diplomas through master’s degrees. NMU will begin offering its first doctoral program – the Doctor of Nursing Practice – in fall 2014. NMU’s most popular bachelor’s degrees are art and design, nursing, criminal justice, elementary education and biology. The university’s fastest growing academic areas are clinical science, biology, and the geographical and environmental sciences.