Student Profiles

Winter 2009 through Winter 2013

  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Headcount          
Male          
Undergraduate 3,807 4,040 4,041 4,139 3,955
Graduate 252 282 274 261 301
Headcount Male Total 4,059 4,322 4,315 4,400 4,256
Female          
Undergraduate 4,099 4,213 4,118 4,229 4,092
Graduate 444 483 459 494 501
Headcount Female Total 4,543 4,696 4,577 4,723 4,593
Total          
Undergraduate 7,906 8,253 8,159 8,368 8,047
Graduate 696 765 733 755 802
Headcount Total 8,602 9,018 8,892 9,123 8,849
FTE          
Undergraduate 7,142 7,377 7,410 7,474 7,210
Graduate 271 305 293 296 316
FTE Total 7,413 7,682 7,703 7,770 7,526
Student Credit Hours          
Undergraduate 107,124 110,656 111,153 112,110 108,152
Graduate 3,246 3,663 3,512 3,553 3,791
Student Credit Hours Total 110,370 114,319 114,665 115,663 111,943
Average Credit Hour Loads          
Freshman 12.1 12.0 12.1 11.7 11.7
Sophomore 14.7 14.5 14.7 14.6 14.6
Junior 14.7 14.5 14.5 14.6 14.6
Senior 13.3 13.2 13.6 13.4 13.6
Undergraduate 13.5 13.4 13.6 13.4 13.4
Graduate 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.7
Total Average Credit Hour Loads 12.8 12.7 12.9 12.7 12.7
Full-Time/Part-Time Status          
Undergraduate Male          
Full-Time 3,173 3,307 3,406 3,388 3,216
Part-Time 634 733 635 751 739
% Full-Time 83.3% 81.9% 84.3% 81.9% 81.3%
Undergraduate Female          
Full-Time 3,611 3,694 3,654 3,712 3,627
Part-Time 488 519 464 517 465
% Full-Time 88.1% 87.7% 88.7% 87.8% 88.6%
Undergraduate Total          
Full-Time 6,784 7,001 7,060 7,100 6,843
Part-Time 1,122 1,252 1,099 1,268 1,204
% Full-Time 85.8% 84.8% 86.5% 84.8% 85.0%
Graduate Male          
Full-Time 81 94 93 79 91
Part-Time 171 188 181 182 210
% Full-Time 32.1% 33.3% 33.9% 30.3% 30.2%
Graduate Female          
Full-Time 80 92 107 100 109
Part-Time 364 391 352 394 392
% Full-Time 18.0% 19.0% 23.3% 20.2% 21.8%
Graduate Total          
Full-Time 161 186 200 179 200
Part-Time 535 579 533 576 602
% Full-Time 23.1% 24.3% 27.3% 23.7% 24.9%
Average Age          
Undergraduate Male* 24.1 24.4 24.1 24.4 25.2
Undergraduate Female* 24.2 23.7 23.7 23.8 24.4
Total Undergraduate Average Age* 24.1 24.1 23.9 24.1 24.7
Graduate Male 39.2 37.4 38.4 37.6 38.8
Graduate Female 38.3 37.1 38.0 37.6 39.9
Total Graduate Average Age 38.6 37.2 38.1 37.6 39.5
Total Average Age 25.5 24.5 25.1 25.2 26.1
* Includes Public Safety Institute Students      
Non-Traditional Undergraduates Age 25 and Over          
Male Count 870 1,031 973 1,056 1,108
Female Count 705 772 703 745 784
Total Count 1,575 1,753 1,676 1,801 1,892
Percent of Total Male Undergraduates 22.9% 25.5% 24.1% 25.5% 28.7%
Percent of Total Female Undergraduates 17.2% 17.1% 17.1% 17.6% 19.2%
Percent of Total Undergraduates 19.9% 21.2% 20.5% 21.5% 23.5%
Enrollment by Region          
Undergraduate          
Upper Peninsula 3,843 4,229 4,249 4,570 4,385
Lower Peninsula 2,522 2,502 2,423 2,293 2,129
Other U.S. States 1,412 1,408 1,393 1,445 1,471
Non U.S./Missing 129 114 94 60 62
Total Undergraduate Enrollment by Region 7,906 8,253 8,159 8,368 8,047
Graduate          
Upper Peninsula 564 603 570 596 659
Lower Peninsula 71 85 92 87 74
Other U.S. States 56 69 61 66 62
Non U.S./Missing 5 8 10 6 7
Total Graduate Enrollment by Region 696 765 733 755 802
Male          
Upper Peninsula 2,081 2,369 2,358 2,510 2,450
Lower Peninsula 1,206 1,205 1,212 1,151 1,064
Other U.S. States 702 694 687 700 700
Non U.S./Missing 70 54 58 39 42
Total Male Enrollment by Region 4,059 4,322 4,315 4,400 4,256
Female          
Upper Peninsula 2,326 2,463 2,461 2,656 2,594
Lower Peninsula 1,387 1,382 1,303 1,229 1,139
Other U.S. States 766 783 767 811 833
Non U.S./Missing 64 68 46 27 27
Total Female Enrollment by Region 4,543 4,696 4,577 4,723 4,593
Total          
Upper Peninsula 4,407 4,832 4,819 5,166 5,044
Lower Peninsula 2,593 2,587 2,515 2,380 2,203
Other U.S. States 1,468 1,477 1,454 1,511 1,533
Non U.S./Missing 134 122 104 66 69
Total Enrollment 8,602 9,018 8,892 9,123 8,849
U.S. Non-Michigan Enrollment          
Male          
Illinois 251 251 255 268 269
Wisconsin 216 218 217 223 246
Minnesota 57 59 43 44 46
California 17 20 19 18 14
Indiana 23 17 18 14 12
Florida 18 19 24 18 13
Ohio 16 12 13 13 11
Texas 13 12 8 0 0
New York 9 9 10 5 5
Colorado 0 0 0 8 0
Maryland 0 0 0 7 0
Virginia 0 0 6 0 0
Pennsylvania 0 0 0 0 6
Alaska 0 0 0 0 8
Other 82 78 74 82 70
Total Male U.S. Non-Michigan Enrollment 702 695 687 700 700
Female          
Illinois 277 268 237 267 262
Wisconsin 250 264 270 297 327
Minnesota 83 96 101 97 103
California 21 22 20 15 14
Indiana 15 12 15 14 9
Florida 8 6 10 8 12
Ohio 14 13 10 13 12
Texas 3 6 8 0 0
New York 9 10 8 10 6
Colorado 0 0 0 8 0
Maryland 0 0 0 7 0
Virginia 0 0 7 0 0
Pennsylvania 0 0 0 0 7
Alaska 0 0 0 0 5
Other 86 90 81 75 76
Total Female U.S. Non-Michigan Enrollment 766 787 767 811 833
Total          
Illinois 528 519 492 535 531
Wisconsin 466 482 487 520 573
Minnesota 140 155 144 141 149
California 38 42 39 33 28
Indiana 38 29 33 28 21
Florida 26 25 34 26 25
Ohio 30 25 23 26 23
Texas 16 19 16 0 0
New York 18 18 18 15 11
Colorado 0 0 0 16 0
Maryland 0 0 0 14 0
Virginia 0 0 13 0 0
Pennsylvania 0 0 0 0 13
Alaska 0 0 0 0 13
Other 168 168 155 157 146
Total U.S. Non-Michigan Enrollment 1,468 1,482 1,454 1,511 1,533
Non-U.S. Enrollment  (Includes Missing)          
Male          
Canada 13 13 12 15 16
China 8 15 10 0 0
Finland 0 0 0 0 2
Germany 0 0 0 1 0
South Korea 3 2 3 0 0
Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2 1 3 2 0
India 1 0 5 2 0
Turkey 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden 2 2 3 2 2
Norway 0 0 0 0 2
France 0 1 1 0 0
Japan 0 0 0 0 1
Other/Missing 41 19 21 17 19
Total Male Non-U.S. Enrollment 70 53 58 39 42
Female          
Canada 4 1 1 4 8
China 15 18 12 0 0
Finland 0 0 0 0 4
Germany 0 0 0 3 0
South Korea 3 4 4 0 0
Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 3 6 5 3 0
India 1 1 2 1 0
Turkey 0 0 0 0 0
Norway 0 0 0 0 1
Sweden 1 1 1 3 2
France 0 1 2 0 0
Japan 0 0 0 0 1
Other/Missing 37 32 19 13 11
Total Female Non-U.S. Enrollment 64 64 46 27 27
Total          
Canada 17 14 13 19 24
China 23 33 22 0 0
Finland 0 0 0 0 6
Germany 0 0 0 4 0
South Korea 6 6 7 0 0
Saudi Arabia 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 5 7 8 5 0
India 2 1 7 3 0
Turkey 0 0 0 0 0
Sweden 3 3 4 5 4
Norway 0 0 0 0 3
France 0 2 3 0 0
Japan 0 0 0 0 2
Other/Missing 78 51 40 30 30
Total Non-U.S. Enrollment (Includes Missing) 134 117 104 66 69
Enrollment by Race          
Undergraduate          
African American 152 147 149 120 114
Asian 94 102 76 69 75
Caucasian 6,925 7,131 7,193 7,383 7,125
Hispanic 23 43 57 82 82
Native American 177 201 232 226 197
Nonresident Alien 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander 5 7 4 1 0
Two or More Races 159 158 118 129 128
Not Known 371 464 330 358 326
Total Undergraduate Enrollment by Race 7,906 8,253 8,159 8,368 8,047
Graduate          
African American 6 7 6 8 13
Asian 4 6 11 7 9
Caucasian 631 667 625 645 652
Hispanic 2 3 2 2 4
Native American 15 24 26 23 22
Nonresident Alien 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0
Two or More Races 5 5 7 3 4
Not Known 33 53 56 67 98
Total Graduate Enrollment by Race 696 765 733 755 802
Male          
African American 90 91 94 81 73
Asian 43 52 45 35 46
Caucasian 3,573 3,759 3,788 3,865 3,735
Hispanic 10 20 30 45 47
Native American 89 97 123 110 104
Nonresident Alien 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander 3 3 2 1 0
Two or More Races 76 75 68 59 61
Not Known 175 225 165 204 190
Total Male Enrollment by Race 4,059 4,322 4,315 4,400 4,256
Female          
African American 68 63 61 47 54
Asian 55 56 42 41 38
Caucasian 3,983 4,039 4,030 4,163 4,042
Hispanic 15 26 29 39 39
Native American 103 128 135 139 115
Nonresident Alien 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander 2 4 2 0 0
Two or More Races 88 88 57 73 71
Not Known 229 292 221 221 234
Total Female Enrollment by Race 4,543 4,696 4,577 4,723 4,593
Total          
African American 158 154 155 128 127
Asian 98 108 87 76 84
Caucasian 7,556 7,798 7,818 8,028 7,777
Hispanic 25 46 59 84 86
Native American 192 225 258 249 219
Nonresident Alien 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Islander 5 7 4 1 0
Two or More Races 164 163 125 132 132
Not Known 404 517 386 425 424
Total Enrollment by Race 8,602 9,018 8,892 9,123 8,849
Residence Hall Occupancy          
Male          
Residence Halls 1,082 1,088 1,072 1,052 1,073
Apartments 189 212 203 229 205
Commuter 2,788 3,022 3,040 3,119 2,978
Total Male by Residence Hall Occupancy 4,059 4,322 4,315 4,400 4,256
Female          
Residence Halls 1,287 1,272 1,208 1,222 1,221
Apartments 299 347 326 315 291
Commuter 2,957 3,077 3,043 3,186 3,081
Total Female by Residence Hall Occupancy 4,543 4,696 4,577 4,723 4,593
Total          
Residence Halls 2,369 2,360 2,280 2,274 2,294
Apartments 488 559 529 544 496
Commuter 5,745 6,099 6,083 6,305 6,059
Total Residence Hall Occupancy 8,602 9,018 8,892 9,123 8,849
Enrollment by Type of Degree Program          
Male          
Nondegree High School 6 3 4 13 11
Nondegree Undergraduate 68 65 67 64 65
Nondegree Vocational 8 2 0 0 0
Certificate/Diploma 117 95 106 80 52
Vocational 290 392 313 424 423
Associate 449 501 496 495 428
Baccalaureate 2,869 2,982 3,055 3,063 2,976
Graduate Certificate 4 8 5 12 4
Nondegree Graduate 87 80 93 93 95
Masters 160 194 175 145 187
Education Specialist 1 0 1 11 15
Total Male Enrollment by Type of Degree Program 4,059 4,322 4,315 4,400 4,256
Female          
Nondegree High School 6 14 10 12 22
Nondegree Undergraduate 166 141 132 129 119
Nondegree Vocational 7 1 0 0 0
Certificate/Diploma 79 53 89 161 153
Vocational 26 27 22 38 21
Associate 452 486 476 480 403
Baccalaureate 3,363 3,491 3,389 3,409 3,374
Graduate Certificate 5 9 7 10 9
Nondegree Graduate 148 162 161 171 192
Masters 291 312 290 298 285
Education Specialist 0 0 1 15 15
Total Female Enrollment by Type of Degree Program 4,543 4,696 4,577 4,723 4,593
Total          
Nondegree High School 12 17 14 25 33
Nondegree Undergraduate 234 206 199 193 184
Nondegree Vocational 15 3 0 0 0
Certificate/Diploma 196 148 195 241 205
Vocational 316 419 335 462 444
Associate 901 987 972 975 831
Baccalaureate 6,232 6,473 6,444 6,472 6,350
Graduate Certificate 9 17 12 22 13
Nondegree Graduate 235 242 254 264 287
Masters 451 506 465 443 472
Education Specialist 1 0 2 26 30
Total Enrollment by Type of Degree Program 8,602 9,018 8,892 9,123 8,849
Most Popular Undergraduate Programs          
(Specific Programs - Not Departments)          
Male          
Art and Design 273 281 290 289 269
Nursing 81 87 88 92 78
Criminal Justice 235 262 242 217 200
Elementary Education 28 28 33 38 39
Biology 59 63 48 - -
Social Work 23 17 16 12 13
Biology/Physiology 65 65 60 49 39
Env. Study and Sustainability 74 - - - -
Marketing - - 73 60 76
Management 77 86 80 83 91
Hospitality Management - 38 - - 37
Advanced Law Enforcement 252 346 269 377 375
Construction Management - - - 129 138
Environmental Conservation - - 83 - -
Outdoor Rec/Leadership - - 74 67 66
Total Male by Most Popular Undergrad. Programs 1,167 1,273 1,356 1,413 1,421
NOTE: Programs that are blank may have enrollment; however, they were not among the top programs in that year.
Female          
Art and Design 334 344 363 365 312
Nursing 409 424 410 415 417
Criminal Justice 116 132 109 106 98
Elementary Education 191 190 208 199 200
Biology 82 89 74 - -
Social Work 165 149 140 133 132
Biology/Physiology 81 66 57 67 67
Env. Study and Sustainability 57 - - - -
Marketing - - 38 48 45
Management 62 74 52 51 56
Hospitality Management - 74 - - 70
Advanced Law Enforcement 24 27 19 31 19
Construction Management - - - 7 9
Environmental Conservation - - 41 - -
Outdoor Rec/Leadership - - 35 41 46
Total Female by Most Popular Undergrad. Programs 1,521 1,569 1,546 1,463 1,471
NOTE: Programs that are blank may have enrollment; however, they were not among the top programs in that year.
Total          
Art and Design 607 625 653 654 581
Nursing 490 511 498 507 495
Criminal Justice 351 394 351 323 298
Elementary Education 219 218 241 237 239
Biology 141 152 122 - -
Social Work 188 166 156 145 145
Biology/Physiology 146 131 117 116 106
Env. Study and Sustainability 131 - - - -
Marketing - - 111 108 121
Management 139 160 132 134 147
Hospitality Management - 112 - - 107
Advanced Law Enforcement 276 373 288 408 394
Construction Management - - - 136 147
Environmental Conservation - - 124 - -
Outdoor Rec/Leadership - - 109 108 112
Total of the Most Popular Undergrad. Programs 2,688 2,842 2,902 2,876 2,892
NOTE: Programs that are blank may have enrollment; however, they were not among the top programs in that year.
Special Programs           
Male          
General University Studies 120 106 105 99 113
Undeclared 155 178 192 228 241
FYE (new only) 18 26 30 33 30
Non Degree 64 60 57 71 72
Total Male by Special Programs 357 370 384 431 456
Female          
General University Studies 163 133 129 132 119
Undeclared 132 134 156 192 215
FYE (new only) 11 12 18 22 16
Non Degree 161 135 124 132 131
Total Female by Special Programs 467 414 427 478 481
Total          
General University Studies 283 239 234 231 232
Undeclared 287 312 348 420 456
FYE (new only) 29 38 48 55 46
Non Degree 225 195 181 203 203
Total by Special Programs 824 784 811 909 937
Enrollment by Class Level          
Male          
Freshman 1,121 1,196 1,189 1,317 1,323
Sophomore 690 739 758 751 774
Junior 763 822 839 875 733
Senior 1,233 1,283 1,255 1,196 1,125
Graduate 252 282 274 261 301
Total Male Enrollment by Class Level 4,059 4,322 4,315 4,400 4,256
Female          
Freshman 987 1,053 974 1,104 1,061
Sophomore 816 785 835 850 853
Junior 909 956 925 933 840
Senior 1,387 1,419 1,384 1,342 1,338
Graduate 444 483 459 494 501
Total Female Enrollment by Class Level 4,543 4,696 4,577 4,723 4,593
Total          
Freshman 2,108 2,249 2,163 2,421 2,384
Sophomore 1,506 1,524 1,593 1,601 1,627
Junior 1,672 1,778 1,764 1,808 1,573
Senior 2,620 2,702 2,639 2,538 2,463
Graduate 696 765 733 755 802
Total Enrollment by Class Level 8,602 9,018 8,892 9,123 8,849
Enrollment by College by Level          
Undergraduate          
Arts & Sciences 3,072 3,213 3,215 3,196 3,029
Business 746 752 728 732 780
Professional Studies 3,272 3,514 3,474 3,633 3,390
Special Programs 816 774 742 807 848
Total Undergraduate Enrollment by College 7,906 8,253 8,159 8,368 8,047
Graduate          
Arts & Sciences 181 199 195 212 230
Business 30 40 27 0 0
Professional Studies 319 372 352 378 389
Special Programs 166 154 159 165 183
Total Graduate Enrollment by College 696 765 733 755 802
Total          
Arts & Sciences 3,253 3,412 3,410 3,408 3,259
Business 776 792 755 732 780
Professional Studies 3,591 3,886 3,826 4,011 3,779
Special Programs 982 928 901 972 1,031
Total Enrollment by College by Level 8,602 9,018 8,892 9,123 8,849
Enrollment by College by Gender          
Male          
Arts & Sciences 1,518 1,580 1,593 1,566 1,501
Business 462 466 461 423 455
Professional Studies 1,665 1,859 1,846 1,952 1,818
Special Programs 414 416 415 459 482
Total Male Enrollment by College 4059 4,321 4,315 4,400 4,256
Female          
Arts & Sciences 1,735 1,832 1,817 1,842 1,758
Business 314 326 294 309 325
Professional Studies 1,926 2,027 1,980 2,059 1,961
Special Programs 568 512 486 513 549
Total Female Enrollment by College 4,543 4,697 4,577 4,723 4,593
Total          
Arts & Sciences 3,253 3,412 3,410 3,408 3,259
Business 776 792 755 732 780
Professional Studies 3,591 3,886 3,826 4,011 3,779
Special Programs 982 928 901 972 1,031
Total Enrollment by College by Gender 8,602 9,018 8,892 9,123 8,849
First-Time, Full-Time Baccalaureate New Freshmen          
Male          
Number 27 41 30 32 24
Age 21.6 23.1 20.5 21.4 22.3
Average ACT: Composite 20.5 20.4 20.4 21.1 20.9
Average High School GPA 2.59 2.61 2.64 2.67 2.50
Average High School Units 12.5 10.6 14.4 12.2 14.3
Average of NMU Semester Hours 14.3 13.5 13.9 14.4 13.8
1st Semester NMU GPA 1.95 2.03 2.27 2.09 2.13
% Academic Clear Status          
Female          
Number 18 16 18 32 23
Age 20.6 22.6 23.7 23.3 22.0
Average ACT: Composite 21.0 19.4 21.3 20.6 20.5
Average High School GPA 2.81 2.47 3.08 2.81 2.79
Average High School Units 14.0 13.2 10.5 11.6 11.9
Average of NMU Semester Hours 14.7 13.2 13.9 13.8 13.7
1st Semester NMU GPA 2.28 2.42 2.66 2.36 2.35
% Academic Clear Status          
Total          
Number 45 57 48 64 47
Age 21.2 22.9 21.7 22.4 22.1
Average ACT: Composite 20.7 20.1 20.7 20.9 20.7
Average High School GPA 2.67 2.57 2.80 2.74 2.64
Average High School Units 13.0 11.3 13.0 11.9 13.1
Average of NMU Semester Hours 14.4 13.4 13.9 14.1 13.8
1st Semester NMU GPA 2.08 2.14 2.41 2.23 2.24
% Academic Clear Status          
New Transfers          
Male          
Count 117 80 85 103 85
Age 23.2 23.2 23.8 24.4 23.4
Average Transfer Hours 46.0 39.8 54.8 40.9 46.9
Average Transfer GPA 2.72 2.73 2.75 2.78 2.71
Average of NMU Semester Hours 13.3 13.6 13.2 12.8 13.2
1st Semester NMU GPA 2.67 2.30 2.38 2.29 2.36
% Academic Clear Status          
Female          
Count 99 96 68 92 73
Age 22.9 23.8 23.9 24.1 23.6
Average Transfer Hours 47.8 51.0 46.5 53.5 37.5
Average Transfer GPA 3.05 2.92 2.96 3.02 3.00
Average of NMU Semester Hours 13.8 13.7 13.6 13.1 13.1
1st Semester NMU GPA 2.96 2.93 2.90 2.79 2.81
% Academic Clear Status          
Total          
Count 216 176 153 195 158
Age 23.1 23.5 23.8 24.2 23.4
Average Transfer Hours 46.9 46.0 51.0 47.0 42.7
Average Transfer GPA 2.88 2.84 2.84 2.90 2.84
Average of NMU Semester Hours 13.5 13.7 13.4 12.9 13.1
1st Semester NMU GPA 2.81 2.65 2.61 2.53 2.57
% Academic Clear Status          
New Graduate Students          
Male          
Count 36 31 21 30 33
Age 34.8 36.5 34.2 32.3 38.9
Average of NMU Semester Hours 6.0 6.4 5.6 4.7 6.0
1st Semester NMU GPA 3.56 3.32 3.53 3.43 -
Female          
Count 38 59 47 51 55
Age 31.7 31.5 33.2 29.4 35.9
Average of NMU Semester Hours 5.2 5.1 4.8 5.4 5.3
1st Semester NMU GPA 3.62 3.27 3.56 3.42 -
Total          
Count 74 90 68 81 88
Age 33.2 33.2 33.5 30.5 37.1
Average of NMU Semester Hours 5.6 5.5 5.0 5.1 5.6
1st Semester NMU GPA 3.59 3.28 3.55 3.43 -