Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University was founded in 1899. It is a 4-year public university situated in Marquette, Michigan. The university is set on nearly 350 acres of land. NMU has a population of more than 9,000 students. It is the largest university of the Upper Peninsula. The university has 5 academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Graduate Studies
  • College of Professional Studies
  • School of Art and Design
  • Walker L. Cisler College of Business

The athletics teams of the university are called the Wildcats. Old gold and olive green are the official colors of NMU. The university sponsors many sports including golf, hockey, football, basketball, cross country, soccer, track & field and volleyball. Steven Wiig, actor; Mike Santorelli, NHL hockey player; John Lautner, internationally famous modern architect; and Howard Schultz, CEO and Chairman of Starbucks, are the notable alumni of the university.

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Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management
German Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
Web/Multimedia Management And Webmaster
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, And Nail Instructor
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Educational, Instructional, And Curriculum Supervision
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Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Mental Retardation
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
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Health Teacher Education
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Social Studies Teacher Education
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Education, Other
French Language And Literature
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Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Human Development And Family Studies, General
English Language And Literature, General
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Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Microbiology, General
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Cyber/Electronic Operations And Warfare
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Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
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Art/Art Studies, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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