North Central Michigan College

North Central Michigan College

North Central Michigan College, also referred to as NCMC, is located in Petoskey, Michigan, United States. It was founded in the year 1958. It is the state of Michigan's 12th community college. The college also has off-campus sites in Charlevoix, Gaylord, and East Jordan. NCMC offers enrollment to more than 2,000 students annually.

Students are offered associate degrees and certificate programs in the fields of arts and communications, general studies, engineering/manufacturing and industrial technology, health sciences, human services, social sciences, and natural sciences.

North Central Michigan College supports a large number of student clubs and organizations. Among them are the societies of North Central Michigan College Role Playing Guild, Phi Theta Kappa, IT Club, Art Club, and North Central Fitness Club. Students also publish a newspaper called 'The Informer'.

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North Central Michigan College
1515 Howard St
Petoskey , MI 49770
General Phone: (231) 348-6602

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North Central Michigan College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts129liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine40EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Medical Administration34medical transcription, medical office assistant, medical billing
Business and Management23business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, marketing, sales and marketing
Education and Teaching20early childhood education
Science11physical sciences
Security and Law Enforcement10corrections, criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police
Law4legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering4information technology, data processing tech, network management
Office and Administration3data entry, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Hospitality3hospitality management
Engineering Technician1computer systems tech, drafting
Medical Support and Technology0phlebotomy
Design0graphic design
Landscaping and Horticulture0plant breeding
Production Trades0machinist

Number of programs and degrees for North Central Michigan College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree23017
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2717
Award of less than 1 academic year2510

North Central Michigan College Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Central Michigan College had a total enrollment of 2,770 students (1,471 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 0%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 4%
Unknown 9%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 19%
20-21 12%
22-24 9%
25-29 10%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 11%
50-64 11%
65+ 5%

North Central Michigan College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 59 %

North Central Michigan College Room and Board (2007)

North Central Michigan College offers campus housing for 148 of its 1,471 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Petoskey, Michigan for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Michigan Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 14 meals per week.

North Central Michigan College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,200
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,060
Room and board $ 4,500
Room charge $ 2,570
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,862
Books and supplies $ 1,050
Other expenses $ 1,450

Financial Aid:
North Central Michigan College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 229900)

North Central Michigan College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1617

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year15$72,77316$69,551
Instructoracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year16$71,66717$68,575

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

North Central Michigan College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Information Technology
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies


Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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What Sets North Central Michigan College Apart:

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Top 8%North Central Michigan College % of degrees in liberal arts
% students 40 years or older
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Top 8%North Central Michigan College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 12%North Central Michigan College % of degrees in medical administration
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 19%North Central Michigan College Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 20%North Central Michigan College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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