Financial Aid Pathfinder

Your Progress:
1

List NMU's school code on your ACT/SAT test.

You can list multiple schools of interest on these tests.  Expressing an interest in a school actually allows the communication process related to financial aid to begin. 

  • The NMU federal school code is 002301.

To have your ACT/SAT scores sent to NMU, list NMU's college code when you register to take the test.

  • NMU's college code for the ACT is 2038
  • NMU's college code for the SAT is 1560
NMU federal school code
 
2

Apply to NMU.

To be considered for financial aid at Northern Michigan University you need to apply and be admitted to NMU into a degree-seeking program. Northern cannot give you consideration for financial aid until you have formally been accepted. Apply to NMU

Admissions App
 
3

Learn about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

This is the form you will need to complete online or on paper to qualify for any federal and some state and institutional financial aid. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov. It will familiarize you with the FAFSA process and the required documentation needed.

Completing the FAFSA is free; you do not need to pay to have this form completed.

What is the FAFSA?