Northern Michigan University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(3.31 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 5 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABET, + 3 more
  • Campus Setting: Town: Remote
  • Student Population: 8,303 (7,507 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 72% part-time, 28% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $8,252 in-state; $11,580 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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3.4 out of 5.0
Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2009

Loved the college and the town and the beautiful area.
3.8 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2012

This is a wonderful college. Small enough to feel like home and large enough to have everything you need.
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Secondary Education
Graduation Year: 2011

Overall I thought the school was awesome! Northern is well known for the nursing and education programs. In some of my classes we went on "field trips". One really cool experience was going to an indian reservation school! Another was working with students at camp in Big Bay. I did not have any negative experiences with the education program. It was very well organized and professors give you hands on experience within the schools and are very helpful.
3.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

Similar to any school, there are fantastic, supportive, engaging professors and some that are not so much so. At times, it seems communication leaves something to be desired between faculty, staff, etc., which can make it very challenging for students to have realistic expectations. The program itself is relatively new, and has some kinks to be worked out, although I am thankful the program is here, and that there is a decent network of business contacts. Once out of the program, most students choose to move elsewhere to find work, as this community does not produce a lot of employment opportunities in most fields (unless in healthcare, law, accounting). Best of luck in whatever school you choose!
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