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Northern Michigan University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,013 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,064 tuition
$8,404 on campus room & board
$900 books
$645 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$22,909 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,960 tuition
$8,404 on campus room & board
$900 books
$645 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,452 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
43% get federal aid ($4,037 avg)
20% get state aid ($3,929 avg)
71% get institn'l aid ($3,452 avg)
67% get loans ($5,989 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.33% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.79% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,647 74%
Federal Grant Aid $4,037 43%
Pell Grants $3,863 43%
Other Federal Grants $1,455 5%
Institution Grant Aid $3,452 71%
State Grant Aid $3,929 20%
Student Loans $5,989 67%
Federal Loans $4,675 67%
Other Loans $8,734 11%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Northern Michigan University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-2650
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $336
Out of State $540


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Jamie from Wyoming, MI
  • Dec-08-2013 I am a current student here

    Northern Michigan University is the second cheapest 4-year university in the state of Michigan. Each student is supplied with a laptop, which is included in tuition. You'll also see a lot of students from nearby states because it is still cheaper with out of state tuition than to attend a university in state.

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

    Beautiful location, if you are here to have a good time enjoying the land and outdoors while getting your college education, this is the college for you.

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