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Northern Michigan University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
8,491
Total Undergrads
Including 890 Part-time
1,659
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 24 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

52% Women
48% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division II (with football)

Great Lakes Intercollegiate Ath Conf

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

5
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $83,099)
8
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $51,298)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball 18 15 - -
Football 99 - - -
Golf 12 - - -
Ice Hockey 28 - - -
Skiing 8 9 - -
Soccer - 26 - -
Swimming and Diving - 17 - -
Track and Field, Indoor - 39 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor - 36 - -
Track and Field, X-Country - 26 - -
Volleyball - 21 - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 2.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 1.5%
Hispanic 0.9%
Non-resident alien 0.7%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 5.6%
Two or more races 1.3%
White/non-Hispanic 86.3%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 41
Liquor Law Violation 52
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 31
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Kaitlin from Skokie, IL
  • 5
  • Suite style :) there are bathrooms for every two rooms. It's so nice not to have to share a bathroom with the whole floor. The halls have great atmospheres…

  • May-12-2012 Read More
  • Amanda from Sterling Heights, MI
  • 5
  • Many of the dorms are recently renovated and just lovely. The furniture is new and the buildings are kept up very nicely by the building and grounds staff. Students can…

  • Jul-14-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Kaitlin from Green Bay, WI
  • May-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Food is excellent and is easy to get to when in the dorms. Open mostly all the time. A large array of food to choice from.

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  • 3
  • Benjamin from Petoskey, MI
  • Mar-04-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Usually college food is iffy, but it was pretty great! And there's plenty of places around town that taste so good!!

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  • 3
  • Andrea K.
  • Feb-08-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is pretty good, but after a while it feels like there isn't any variety. It's a lot better than high school food though.

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  • 3
  • Jamie from Wyoming, MI
  • Dec-08-2013 I am a current student here

    The food on campus is good but it gets old fast. However, we do have a Starbucks, a grilled cheese restaurant, and a Mexican restaurant on-campus. Other than this, all off-campus dining is delicious

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  • 4
  • Cody from Marquette, MI
  • Nov-01-2013 I am a current student here

    The food from the cafeteria is great! And with the food card you can get access to it all the time!

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Jamie from Wyoming, MI
  • Dec-08-2013 I am a current student here

    The greek life here is minimal. There are a few, however, they do not live in houses together.

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  • 0
  • Alaina from Marquette, MI
  • Feb-20-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greek life isn't too big around here, but much like the clubs, you will find a sorority or fraternity that will fit your personality.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Oct-30-2012 I am a current student here

    Greek life is a HUGE way to get involved. If you want a group of close nit friends, the family feel then Greek is definitely the way to go. You meet so many new people and have the ability to volunteer in your community.

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  • 0
  • Kaitlin from Skokie, IL
  • May-12-2012 I am a current student here

    Greek life is kind of small. We have four sororities and 2 fraternities. Then we also some fine arts fraternities and academic fraternities. Don't let that steer you away though its a great time and you make tons of cool people. I'm in a sorority here and its the best decision i have made since coming up here. We are involved on campus and we volunteer too.

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