Graduate Programs Overview

Northern Michigan University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Marquette, Michigan. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,204 for Michigan residents and $13,660 for other students in average.

It offers forty-one graduate programs: 28 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 8 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNorthern Michigan University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI
Graduate School Students506 students
234 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$10,204
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 41 Graduate Programs
28 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 11 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Northern Michigan University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Michigan residents, the tuition & fees are $10,204 and $13,660 for non-Michigan residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $567 for Michigan residents and $783 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$567$783
Books & Supplies$760
Room & Board$11,072 (On-Campus) / $9,888 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,048 (On-Campus) / $2,652 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,084$27,540
Off-Campus Total$23,504$26,960
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Northern Michigan University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 41 major areas - 26 Master's (7 online programs), 1 Doctorate (1 online programs), 6 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
English Language And Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,595 students enrolled in Northern Michigan University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 506 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 149 male and 357 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 154 full-time and 352 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 234 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 58 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students149
Women Students357
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students154
Part-time Students352
By race/ethnicity 432 White, 12 Black, and 4 Asian students are attending at Northern Michigan University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races11
7 students are younger than 22 and 130 students are older than 65. The school has 250 students aged between 22 and 30 and 118 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under7
40 & Over130
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Northern Michigan University, 234 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 58 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment506
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses234
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses58
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses214
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses234
Michigan Resident205
Other State In U.S.28
Outside of U.S.1

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