How to Apply

1.  Apply - Complete the ELI (ESL) Application. NMU accepts applications at any time all year whenever they are sent, but please see our recommended deadlines.

2. Submit high school/university transcript, which lists courses, semester hours and grades.

3. Write a letter of application (in English). This is part of your ELI application.

4. Provide Certification of Finances. The Certification of Finances form is part of the ELI application.

5.  Copy of your passport - please provide a copy of your passport to make sure we enter your name correctly on your immigration document.


Please send all materials to:

Northern Michigan University
International Programs Office
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI  49855 USA

Telephone: +1 906-227-2510
Fax: +1 906-227-2533

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Northern Michigan University Degree-seeking Application
Students intending to enroll in a degree program at NMU in the fall or winter semester must formally apply to the university with a separate application. Please review the university’s undergraduate or graduate international student application procedures.


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