Common Data Set 2007-2008


Table of Contents      Download PDF

A. General Info
B. Enrollment & Performance
C. First-Time Freshman Admission
D. Transfer Admission
E. Academic Offerings & Policies
F. Student Life
G. Annual Expenses
H. Financial Aid
I. Instructional Faculty & Class Size
J. Degrees Conferred
Instructions and Definitions

A. GENERAL INFORMATION

A1. Address Information

Name of College or University: Northern Michigan University

Mailing Address: 1401 Presque Isle Avenue

City: Marquette, MI 49855, USA

Main Phone Number: 906-227-1000

WWW Home Page Address: www.nmu.edu
 

Admissions Phone Number: 906-227-2650

Admissions Toll-free Number: 800-682-9797

Admissions Office Mailing Address: 1401 Presque Isle Avenue

City: Marquette, MI 49855, USA

Admissions Fax Number: 906-227-1747

Admissions E-mail Address: admiss@nmu.edu
 

If there is a separate URL for your school’s online application, please specify: 

www.nmu.edu/apply

A2. Source of institutional control (check one only)

X Public
Private (nonprofit)
Proprietary

A3. Classify your undergraduate institution:

X Coeducational College
Men's College
Women's College

A4. Academic year calendar

X Semester 4-1-4
Quarter Continuous
Trimester Differs by Program
Other

A5. Degrees offered by your institution

X Certificate X Postbachelor's Certificate
X Diploma X Master's
X Associate X Post-Master's Certificate
X Transfer Doctoral degree - research/scholarship
X Terminal Doctoral degree - Professional Practice
X Bachelor's Doctoral degree - other

B. ENROLLMENT AND PERSISTENCE

B1. Institutional Enrollment (See PDF for full instructions)

FULL-TIME PART-TIME
Men Women Subtotal Men Women Subtotal Total
Undergraduates
Degree-seeking, first-time freshmen 632 736 19 7
Other first-year, degree-seeking 204 188 15 10
All other degree-seeking 2802 3104 250 320
Total degree-seeking 3638 4028 284 337
All other undergraduates enrolled in credit courses 7 4 70 120
Total undergraduates 3645 4032 354 457
Graduate
Degree-seeking, first-time 21 30 16 29
All other degree-seeking 52 73 76 159
All other graduates enrolled in credit courses 4 5 57 101
Total graduate 77 108 149 289

Total all undergraduates: 8,488

Total all graduate: 623

GRAND TOTAL ALL STUDENTS: 9,111

B2. Enrollment by Racial/Ethnic Category. (See PDF for full instructions)

Degree-seeking First-time First year

% of First-Time First-Year

Degree-seeking Undergraduates (include first-time first-year)

% of all undergraduates

Total UG (both degree- and non-degree -seeking)
Nonresident aliens 6 44
Hispanic 19 86
Black or African American, non-Hispanic 15 110
White, non-Hispanic 1,205 7,364
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic 41 195
Asian, non-Hispanic 11 75
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic
Two or more races, non-Hispanic
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 71 413
Total 1,368 8,287

Persistence

B3. Number of degrees awarded by your institution from July 1, 2006, to June 30, 2007.

Certificate/diploma 128
Associate degrees 120
Bachelor's degrees 1221
Postbachelor's certificates 0
Master's degrees 150
Post-master's certificates 4
Doctoral degrees – research/scholarship 0
Doctoral degrees – professional practice 0
Doctoral degrees – other 0

Graduation Rates

For Bachelor's or Equivalent Programs

Fall 2000 Cohort

B4. Initial 2000 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students: 1,283

B5. Of the initial 2000 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: death, permanent disability, or service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions: 4

B6. Final 2000 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions: 1,279

B7. Of the initial 2000 cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2003): 224

B8. Of the initial 2000 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2003 and by August 31, 2004): 278

B9. Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2004 and by August 31, 2007): 105

B10. Total graduating within six years: 607

B11. Six-year graduation rate for 2001 cohort: 47.5%

Fall 2001 Cohort

B4. Initial 2001 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students: 1,341

B5. Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: death, permanent disability, or service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions: 5

B6. Final 2001 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions: 1,336

B7. Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2004): 243

B8. Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2004 and by August 31, 2005): 293

B9. Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2005 and by August 31, 2006): 105

B10. Total graduating within six years: 641

B11. Six-year graduation rate for 2001 cohort: 48.0%

Retention Rates (See PDF for full instructions)

B22. For the cohort of all full-time bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered your institution as freshmen in fall 2008 (or the preceding summer term), what percentage was enrolled at your institution as of the date your institution calculates its official enrollment in fall 2009? 70.4%

C. FIRST-TIME, FIRST-YEAR (FRESHMAN) ADMISSION

Applications
C1. First-time, first-year (freshman) students: (See PDF for full instructions)

Applicants Admitted Applicants % of Applied Full-time Enrolled Applicants Part-time Enrolled Applicants Total Enrolled % of Admitted
Men 2,370 1,851 78.1% 632 19 651 35.2%
Women 2,932 2,267 77.3% 736 7 773 34.1%
Total 5,302 4,118 77.7% 1,368 26 1,394 33.8%

Admission Requirements
C3. High school completion requirement

Check the appropriate box to identify your high school completion requirement for degree-seeking entering students:

X High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
High school diploma is required and GED is not accepted
High school diploma or equivalent is not required

C4. Does your institution require or recommend a general college-preparatory program for degree-seeking students?

Require
X Recommend
Neither require nor recommend

C5. Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended.

Full instructions

Units Required Units Recommended
Total academic units 12-16 19
English 4
Mathematics 4
Science 4
Of these, units that must be lab
Foreign language 3
Social studies 4
History
Academic electives
Computer Science
Visual/Performing Arts
Other (specify)

Basis for Selection

C6. Do you have an open admission policy, under which virtually all secondary school graduates or students with GED equivalency diplomas are admitted without regard to academic record, test scores, or other qualifications? If so, check which applies: No

Open admission policy as described above for all students 
Open admission policy as described above for all students, but
selective admission for out-of-state students 
selective admission to some programs 
other (explain)

C7. Relative importance of each of the following academic and nonacademic factors in your first-time, first-year degree-seeking (freshman) admission decisions.

Academic Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of secondary school record

X




Class rank





X
Academic GPA X





Standardized Test Scores X





Application Essay





Recommendation





X
Nonacademic Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Interview X
Extracurricular activities X
Talent/ability X
Character/personal qualities X
First generation X
Alumni/ae relation X
Geographical residence X
State residency X
Religious affiliation/commitment X
Racial/ethnic status X
Volunteer work X
Work experience X
Level of applicant’s interest X

SAT and ACT Policies

C8. Entrance exams
A. Does your institution make use of SAT, ACT, or SAT Subject Test scores in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants? 

X Yes
No


If yes, place check marks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institution's policies for use in admission for Fall 2012.

ADMISSION
Require Recommend Require for Some Consider If Submitted Not Used
SAT or ACT X
ACT only X
SAT only X
SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT X
SAT Subject Tests X

B. If your institution will make use of the ACT in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants for Fall 2012, please indicate which ONE of the following applies (regardless of whether the writing score will be used in the admissions process):

ACT with Writing component required
ACT with Writing component recommended
X ACT with or without Writing component accepted

C. Please indicate how your institution will use the SAT or ACT essay component; check all that apply:

SAT Essay ACT Essay
For Admission
For Placement
For Advising
In place of an application essay
As a validity check on the application essay
No college policy as of now
Not using essay component X X

D.  In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for academic advising?

X Yes
No

E. Latest date by which SAT or ACT scores must be received for fall-term admission:  August 1

    Latest date by which SAT Subject Test scores must be received for fall-term admission:  N/A

F. If necessary, use this space to clarify your test policies (e.g., if tests are recommended for some students, or if tests are not required of some students): 

G. Please indicate which tests your institution uses for placement (e.g., state tests):

SAT
X ACT
SAT Subject Tests
AP
X CLEP
X Institutional Exam
State Exam (Specify):

Freshman Profile Full instructions

C9. (See PDF for full instructions)

Percent submitting ACT scores 98.7 Number submitting ACT scores 1,376
25th Percentile 75th Percentile
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT Math
ACT English
ACT Writing

Percent of first-time, first-year (freshman) students with scores in each range:

Score Range  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 5 5 4
24-29 33 28 31
18-23 57 50 50
12-17 5 17 15
6-11 0 0 0
Below 6 0 0 0
  100% 100% 100%

  

C10. Northern does not require applicants to submit high school class rank.

Percent in top tenth of high school graduating class N/A
Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class Top half + bottom half = 100%
Percent in top half of high school graduating class
Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class
Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class
Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school class rank: N/A

C11. (See PDF for full instructions)

Percent who had GPA of 3.75 and higher 19
Percent who had GPA between 3.50 and 3.74 10
Percent who had GPA between 3.25 and 3.49 13
Percent who had GPA between 3.00 and 3.24 14
Percent who had GPA between 2.50 and 2.99 23
Percent who had GPA between 2.00 and 2.49 17
Percent who had GPA between 1.00 and 1.99 4
Percent who had GPA below 1.00 0
100%

C12. Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA: 3.08

Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school GPA: 99.9%
 

Admission Policies

C13. Application fee

Does your institution have an application fee? 

X Yes
No

Amount of application fee: $30.00

Can it be waived for applicants with financial need?

X Yes
No

If you have an application fee and an on-line application option, please indicate policy for students who apply on-line:

X Same Fee
Free
Reduced

Can on-line application fee be waived for applicants with financial need?  

X Yes
No

C14. Application closing date

Does your institution have an application closing date? 

Yes
X No

C15. Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall?

X Yes
No

C16. Notification to applicants of admission decision sent (fill in one only)

On a rolling basis beginning (date): September 15 for HS seniors. Within 2 weeks of completed file for HS graduates.

C17. Reply policy for admitted applicants: No set date

Deadline for housing deposit (MM/DD):  No set date

Amount of housing deposit: $125.00

Refundable if student does not enroll?

Yes, In Full
X Yes, In Part
No

C18. Deferred admission: Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment after admission?

X Yes
No

If yes, maximum period of postponement: 12 Months
 

C19. Early admission of high school students:

Yes
X No

D. TRANSFER ADMISSION

Fall Applicants

D1. Does your institution enroll transfer students?

X Yes
No

(If no, please skip to Section E)

If yes, may transfer students earn advanced standing credit by transferring credits earned from course work completed at other colleges/universities? 

X Yes
No

D2. Provide the number of students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled as degree-seeking transfer students in Fall 2010.

Applicants Admitted Applicants Enrolled Applicants
Men 556 351 234
Women 573 384 228
Total 1,129 735 462

Application for Admission

D3. Indicate terms for which transfers may enroll:

X Fall
X Winter
Spring
X Summer

D4. Must a transfer applicant have a minimum number of credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman?

X Yes
No

If yes, what is the minimum number of credits and the unit of measure? 12 Semester hours of C- or better credits.

D5. Indicate all items required of transfer students to apply for admission:

Required of All

Recommended of All

Recommended of Some

Required of Some

Not required

High school transcript X
College transcript(s) X
Essay or personal statement X
Interview X
Standardized test scores X
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) X

D6. If a minimum high school grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify (on a 4.0 scale): 

D7. If a minimum college grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify (on a 4.0 scale): 2.00

D8. List any other application requirements specific to transfer applicants:

Must be eligible to return to last institution attended. A high school transcript is required for those students who have computed less than 12 college level credit hours.
 

D9.

Priority Date

Closing Date

Notification Date

Reply Date

Rolling Admission

Fall X
Winter X
Spring N/A
Summer X

D10. Does an open admission policy, if reported, apply to transfer students? 

Yes
X No

D11. Describe additional requirements for transfer admission, if applicable:

Must be eligible to return to last institution attended. A high school transcript is required for those students who have computed less than 12 college level credit hours.
 

Transfer Credit Policies

D12. Report the lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit: C-

D13. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year institution:

Number: 64 Unit type: Credit Hours
 

D14. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a four-year institution:

Number: No limit Unit type: 

D15. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn an associate degree: 16

D16. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn a bachelor's degree: 32

D17. Describe other transfer credit policies:

Transfer GPA used for admission and scholarship eligibility only. GPA does not carry over. Student starts with new GPA at enrollment.

E. ACADEMIC OFFERINGS AND POLICIES

E1. Special study options

Accelerated program  X Honors program
Cooperative education program  X Independent study
Cross-registration  X Internships
X Distance learning  X Liberal arts/career combination
X Double major X Student-designed major
X Dual enrollment X Study abroad
X English as a Second Language (ESL) X Teacher certification program
Exchange student program (domestic) X Weekend college
External degree program
Other (specify):

E3. Areas in which all or most students are required to complete some course work prior to graduation:

X Arts/fine arts X Humanities
X Computer literacy X Mathematics
X English (including composition) Philosophy
Foreign languages X Sciences (biological or physical)
History X Social science
X Other: World Cultures

Library Collections The CDS Publishers will collect library data again when a new Academic Libraries Survey is in place.

F. STUDENT LIFE

F1. Percentages of first-time, first-year (freshman) degree-seeking students and degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled in Fall 2010 who fit the following categories:

First-time, first-year (freshman) students Undergraduates
Percent from out of state (exclude international/nonresident aliens from the numerator and denominator) 30% 20%
Percent of men who join fraternities N/A N/A
Percent of women who join sororities N/A N/A
Percent who live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing 77% 35%
Percent who live off campus or commute 23% 65%
Percent of students age 25 and older 1% 15%
Average age of full-time students 18% 21%
Average age of all students (full- and part-time) 18% 23%

F2. Activities offered Identify those programs available at your institution.

X Campus Ministries X Literary Magazine X Radio Station
X Choral Groups X Marching Band X Student Government
X Concert Band X Model UN X Student Newspaper
X Dance X Music Ensembles X Student-run Film society
X Drama/Theater X Musical Theater X Symphony Orchestra
X International Student Organization X Opera X Television station
X Jazz Band X Pep Band Yearbook

F3. ROTC (program offered in cooperation with Reserve Officers' Training Corps)

Offered On Campus At cooperating institution (name): 
Army ROTC X
Naval ROTC
Air Force ROTC

F4. Housing: Check all types of college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing available for undergraduates at your institution.

X Coed Dorms X Special Housing for Disabled students
Men's dorms Special housing for international students
Women's dorms Fraternity/sorority housing
X Apartments for Married students Cooperative housing
X Apartments for single students Theme housing
Other Wellness housing

G. ANNUAL EXPENSES   

Check here if your institution's 2009-2010 academic year costs of attendance are not available at this time and provide an approximate date (i.e., month/day) when your institution's final 2009-2010 academic year costs of attendance will be available: 

G1. Undergraduate full-time tuition, required fees, room and board (See PDF for full instructions)

FIRST-YEAR UNDERGRADUATES
PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS Tuition:
PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS Tuition: In-District: $6,144 $6,144
In-state (out-of-district): $6,144 $6,144
Out-of-state: $10,080 $10,080
NONRESIDENT ALIENS Tuition: $10,080 $10,080
REQUIRED FEES: $764.52 $764.52
ROOM AND BOARD (on-campus): $7,220 $7,220
ROOM ONLY: (on-campus) $3,606 $3,606
BOARD ONLY: (on-campus meal plan) $3,614 $3,614

G2. Number of credits per term a student can take for the stated full-time tuition:

12 Minimum
18 Maximum

G3. Do tuition and fees vary by year of study (e.g., sophomore, junior, senior)?

Yes
X No

G4. Do tuition and fees vary by undergraduate instructional program?     

X Yes
No

If yes, what percentage of full-time undergraduates pay more than the tuition and fees reported in G1?  Art and Design students pay a $150/semester MacBook Pro fee.

Residents Commuters (living at home) Commuters (not living at home)
Books and supplies: $748 $748 $748
Room only: $3,606
Board only: $3,610 $3,614
Room and board total $7,220
Transportation: $776 $776 $776
Other expenses: $1,038 $1,038 $1,038

G6. Undergraduate per-credit-hour charges (tuition only):

PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS: In-district: $256
In-state (out-of-district): $256
Out-of-state: $420
NONRESIDENT ALIENS: $420

H. FINANCIAL AID

Aid Awarded to Enrolled Undergraduates

H1. Indicate the academic year for which data are reported for items H1, H2, H2A, and H6 below: (See PDF for full instructions)

2007-2008 Estimated
X 2006-2007 final

H3: Which needs-analysis methodology does your institution use in awarding institutional aid?

X Federal Methodology (FM)
Institutional Methodology (IM)
Both FM and IM
Need-based 
(Include non-need-based aid used to meet need.)
Non-need-based
(Exclude non-need-based aid used to meet need.)
$ $
Scholarships/Grants
Federal 8,372,332 10,500
State (i.e., all states, not only the state in which your institution is located) 989,441 3,345,295
Institutional: Endowed scholarships, annual gifts and tuition funded grants, awarded by the college, excluding athletic aid and tuition waivers (which are reported below) 2,227,456 5,562,280
Scholarships/grants from external sources (e.g., Kiwanis, National Merit) not awarded by the college 185,805 2,386,670
Total Scholarships/Grants 11,775,034 11,304,745
Self-Help
Student loans from all sources (excluding parent loans) 17,099,064 18,918,938
Federal Work-Study 953,970
State and other (e.g., institutional) work-study/employment (Note: Exclude Federal Work-Study captured above.) 226,533 0
Total Self-Help 18,279,567 18,918,938
Parent Loans 0 2,475,992
Tuition Waivers Reporting is optional. Report tuition waivers in this row if you choose to report them. Do not report tuition waivers elsewhere. 0 2,238,269
Athletic Awards 0 1,852,628

H2. Number of Enrolled Students Awarded Aid:(See PDF for full instructions)

First-time Full-time Freshman Full-time Undergrad (Incl. Fresh) Less Than Full-time Undergrad
a) Number of degree-seeking undergraduate students (CDS Item B1 if reporting on Fall 2010 cohort) 1,754 7,831 1,170
b) Number of students in line a who applied for need-based financial aid 1,605 6,723 1,002
c) Number of students in line b who were determined to have financial need 1,079 4,479 650
d) Number of students in line c who were awarded any financial aid 1,044 4,329 569
e) Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based scholarship or grant aid 577 2,443 382
f) Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based self-help aid 819 3,652 489
g) Number of students in line d who were awarded any non-need-based scholarship or grant aid 578 1,746 98
h) Number of students in line d whose need was fully met (exclude PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) 265 906 52
i) On average, the percentage of need that was met of students who were awarded any need-based aid. Exclude any aid that was awarded in excess of need as well as any resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) 67.3% 66.6% 53.8%
j) The average financial aid package of those in line d. Exclude any resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) $7,338 $7,386 $6,537
k) Average need-based scholarship or grant award of those in line e $3,665 $3,810 $3,306
l) Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f $3,281 $4,092 $3,977
m) Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f who were awarded a need-based loan $3,025 $3,700 $3,724

H2A. Number of Enrolled Students Awarded Non-need-based Scholarships and Grants: (See the PDF for full instructions)

First-time Full-time Freshman Full-time Undergrad (Incl. Fresh) Less Than Full-time Undergrad
n) Number of students in line a who had no financial need and who were awarded institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid (exclude those who were awarded athletic awards and tuition benefits) 143 370 12
o) Average dollar amount of institutional non-need-based scholarship and grant aid awarded to students in line n $2,845 $2,638 $3,607
p) Number of students in line a who were awarded an institutional non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant 14 40 0
q) Average dollar amount of institutional non-need-based athletic scholarships and grants awarded to students in line p $5,170 $6,170 $0

H3. Incorporated into H1 above.

Include:

  • 2009 undergraduate class who graduated between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009 who started at your institution as first-time students and received a bachelor's degree between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009.
  • only loans made to students who borrowed while enrolled at your institution.
  • co-sign ed loans.

Exclude:

  • those who transferred in.
  • money borrowed at other institutions.

H4. Provide the percentage of the class (defined above) who borrowed at any time through any loan programs  60% (See PDF for full instructions)

H4a.  Provide the percentage of the class (defined above) who borrowed at any time through federal loan programs 60%(See PDF for full instructions)

H5. Report the average per-undergraduate-borrower cumulative principal borrowed of those in line H4. $19,730

H5a. Report the average per-undergraduate-borrower cumulative principal borrowed, of those in H4a, through federal loan programs   $18,153 (See PDF for full instructions)

H6. Indicate your institution's policy regarding institutional scholarship or grant aid for undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens:

Institutional need-based scholarship or grant aid is available
X Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available
Institutional scholarship and grant aid is not available

If institutional financial aid is available for undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens, provide the number of undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens who were awarded need-based or non-need-based aid: 29

Average dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens: $1,941

Total dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens: $56,300

H7. Check off all financial aid forms nonresident alien first-year financial aid applicants must submit:

Institution's own financial aid form
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
International Student's Financial Aid Application
X International Student's Certification of Finances
Other: 

Process for First-Year/Freshman Students

H8. Check off all financial aid forms domestic first-year (freshman) financial aid applicants must submit:

X FAFSA
Institution's own financial aid form
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
State aid form
Noncustodial PROFILE
Business/Farm Supplement
Other: 

H9. Indicate filing dates for first-year (freshman) students:

Priority date for filing required financial aid forms: March 1

Deadline for filing required financial aid forms: 

No deadline for filing required forms (applications processed on a rolling basis): X
 

H10. Indicate notification dates for first-year (freshman) students (answer a or b):

b) Students notified on a rolling basis:

X Yes
No

If yes, starting date: April 1
 

H11. Indicate reply dates:

Students must reply by (date):  or within 2 weeks of notification.
 

Types of Aid Available

Please check off all types of aid available to undergraduates at your institution:

H12. Loans

X Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
X Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
X Direct PLUS Loans
X Federal Perkins Loans
Federal Nursing Loans
X State Loans
College/university loans from institutional funds
X Other (specify): Private loans

H13. Scholarships and Grants  Need-Based:

X Federal Pell
X SEOG
X State Scholarships/Grants
X Private Scholarships
X College/University scholarship or grant aid from institutional funds
United Negro College Fund
X Federal Nursing Scholarship
Other (Specify)

H14. Check off criteria used in awarding institutional aid. Check all that apply.

Non-need

Need-based

Non-need

Need-based

X Academics X Leadership
X Alumni affiliations X Minority status
X Art X Music/drama
X Athletics X Religious affiliation
Job skills X State/district residency
X ROTC

H15.(See PDF for full instructions)

 NMU has not implemented any new major financial aid policies or programs.

I. INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY AND CLASS SIZE

(See PDF for full instructions)

Full-time Part-time Total
a.) Total number of instructional faculty 313 130 443
b.) Total number who are members of minority groups 18 9 27
c.) Total number who are women 121 72 193
d.) Total number who are men 192 58 250
e.) Total number who are nonresident aliens (international) 4 2 6
f.) Total number with doctorate or other terminal degree 243 0 243
g.) Total number whose highest degree is a master's but not a terminal master's 50 6 56
h.) Total number whose highest degree is a bachelor's 14 4 18
i.) Total number whose highest degree is unknown or other (Note: Items f, g, h, and i must sum up to item a.) 6 120 126
j.) Total number in stand-alone graduate/professional programs in which faculty teach virtually only graduate-level students 0 0 0

I-2. Student to Faculty Ratio(See PDF for full instructions)

Fall 2010 Student to Faculty ratio: 23 to 1 (based on 8,278 students and 360 faculty).

I-3. Undergraduate Class Size (See PDF for full instructions)

Number of Class Sections with Undergraduates Enrolled 

2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 100+ Total
CLASS SECTIONS 58 236 381 189 46 100 19 1,029
2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 100+ Total
CLASS SUB-SECTIONS 121 314 339 54 6 4 0 838

J. DEGREES CONFERRED

Degrees conferred between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009 (See PDF for full instructions)

Category Diploma/  Certificates Associate Bachelor's CIP 2000 Categories to Include
Agriculture 1
Natural resources/environmental science 2.4 3
Architecture 0.4 4
Area and ethnic studies 5
Communication/journalism 4.5 9
Communication technologies 10
Computer and information sciences 1.2 11
Personal and culinary services 8.6 12
Education 13.8 13
Engineering 14
Engineering technologies 10.9 14.0 4.4 15
Foreign languages and literature 1.2 16
Family and consumer sciences 6.6 0.9 19
Law/legal studies 0.3 22
English 4.0 23
Liberal arts/general studies 11.6 0.7 24
Library science 25
Biological/life sciences 5.5 26
Mathematics and statistics 1.2 27
Military science and military technologies 28 & 29
Interdisciplinary studies 0.5 30
Parks and recreation 3.3 31
Philosophy and religious studies 0.3 38
Theology and religious vocations 39
Physical sciences 2.0 40
Science technologies 41
Psychology 4.2 42
Homeland Security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services 7.4 5.2 43
Public administration and social services 2.3 44
Social sciences 7.8 45
Construction trades 25.0 2.5 46
Mechanic and repair technologies 10.2 14.0 47
Precision production 48
Transportation and materials moving 49
Visual and performing arts 4.1 8.3 50
Health professions and related sciences 43.7 21.6 10.3 51
Business/marketing 1.6 18.2 12.9 52
History 2.4 54
Other
TOTAL 100% 100% 100%