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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,951 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,645 tuition
$8,550 on campus room & board
$1,400 books
$356 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$16,255 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,949 tuition
$8,550 on campus room & board
$1,400 books
$356 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,209 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
77% of students receive aid
54% get federal aid ($4,425 avg)
20% get state aid ($2,828 avg)
12% get institn'l aid ($1,209 avg)
42% get loans ($5,223 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,888 63%
Federal Grant Aid $4,425 54%
Pell Grants $4,179 54%
Other Federal Grants $683 20%
Institution Grant Aid $1,209 12%
State Grant Aid $2,828 20%
Student Loans $5,223 42%
Federal Loans $4,990 42%
Other Loans $8,079 1%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Northwestern Michigan College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1701 E Front St
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 995-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $166
Out of State $212


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Samuel from Flushing, MI
  • Aug-06-2013 I am a current student here

    Definitely a good deal for the money if you get the right professors. Especially if you're moving to Traverse City from a place like Flint like I did to go to school there.

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  • 5
  • Elizabeth
  • Apr-28-2013 I am a current student here

    Coming to NMC has definitely saved me a ton of money, and I would highly recommend coming here for your first two years.

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  • 4
  • Alaina from Traverse City, MI
  • Mar-31-2013 I am a current student here

    Many of the course and credits from NMC transfer to most, if not all, other Michigan colleges. NMC is working on contracts and programs with MI schools, as well as international programs and opportunities.

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