Graduate Program Overview

Northern Michigan University is a four-years, public school located in Marquette, Michigan. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,612 for Michigan residents and $14,068 for out-of-state students. It offers thirty-four (34) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNorthern Michigan University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI
Graduate School Students634 students
355 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,612
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 34 Graduate Programs
27 Master's, 1 Doctorate, 6 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $10,612 and $14,068 for non-Michigan residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $612 for Michigan residents and $828 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$612$828
Books & Supplies$750
Room & Board$11,572 (On-Campus) / $9,794 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,026 (On-Campus) / $2,614 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,960$28,416
Off-Campus Total$23,770$27,226
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Northern Michigan University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 34 major areas - 27 Master's (8 online programs), 1 Doctorate (1 online programs), 4 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'. 128 students have been conferred Master's degree and 32 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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.
Legal Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
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
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Personal And Culinary Services
Mechanics and Repairers
Precision Production Trades

Graduate Student Population

Total 7,368 students enrolled in Northern Michigan University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 634 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 162 male and 472 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 249 full-time and 385 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 355 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 147 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students162
Women Students472
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students249
Part-time Students385
By race/ethnicity 541 White, 14 Black, and 10 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 races18
10 students are younger than 22 and 167 students are older than 65. The school has 294 students aged between 22 and 30 and 163 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under10
40 & Over167
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, 355 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 147 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment634
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses355
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses147
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses132
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses355
Michigan Resident305
Other State In U.S.47
Outside of U.S.3

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