The English as a Second Language Program at Northern Michigan University accommodates all levels of English proficiency and runs during the summer, fall and winter semesters. NMU is one of the “top 20 most wired” campuses in the U.S. (Forbes 2005). We are located on the beautiful southern shore of Lake Superior, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, in the safe, friendly city of Marquette. In addition to being one of the “top 20 Midwestern colleges," (U.S. News and World Report 2005), NMU has one of four Olympic training centers and is the only one designated an Olympic Education Center.
The ESL program at NMU provides:
The program helps non-native English speakers gain confidence and fluency in using the English language and prepare for the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery - MELAB . International students take courses and participate in activities that are designed to improve their understanding of the English language as it is used in daily situations and classroom environments. This total immersion program focuses on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Autumn Semester: August 27 – December 15, 2012
Winter Semester: January 14 – May 4, 2013
Summer Semester: May 22 – August 10, 2013
For more information please contact:
International Programs Office
Northern Michigan University
145 Whitman Hall
Marquette, MI 49855