International Undergraduate Application Instructions

Application Status

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First-Year 

Students who have not attended any college or university after secondary school must apply to NMU as first-year students.

First year applicants must:

  1. Submit the Undergraduate Application for Admission 
  2. Pay $35 Application Fee
  3. Submit Official Academic Documents
  4. Submit Official English Language Test Scores

  5. Submit Certification of Finances (See Step-by-Step Instructions here)

  6. Submit Official SAT/ACT Test Results - Only students from the U.S. and Canada are required to submit an SAT or ACT score.

Transfer 

Students who have attended any college or university after completing secondary school MUST apply to NMU as a transfer student.

International transfer applicants must:

  1. Submit the Undergraduate Application for Admission
  2. Pay the $35 Application Fee
  3. Submit Postsecondary Transcripts 
    • Post-Secondary Transcripts from a U.S. or Canadian Institution must come directly to NMU from the Institution
    • Post-Secondary Transcripts from outside the U.S. or Canada must be submitted through an external credential evaluator
      • Only ONE external credential evaluation is required:  
      • Students must also submit an official copy of their University transcript directly to NMU
        • To be considered official, transcripts must be in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution
  4. Submit Official Secondary School Academic Documents 
    1. Submit official secondary school academic documents if fewer than 12 semester credit hours of postsecondary study (approximately one semester) have been completed 
  5. Submit Official English Language Test Scores
  6. Submit Certification of Finances (See Step-by-Step Instructions here)

Post-Baccalaureate 

Students who have a Bachelor’s or higher degree and wish to pursue another undergraduate degree (in a field other than that of their previous degree) must apply as a post-baccalaureate student.

Post-baccalaureate applicants must: 

  1. Submit the Undergraduate Application for Admission
  2. Pay the $35 Application Fee
  3. Submit Postsecondary Transcripts
    • Post-Secondary Transcripts from a U.S. or Canadian Institution must come directly to NMU from the Institution
    • Post-Secondary Transcripts from outside the U.S. or Canada must be submitted through an external credential evaluator
      • Only ONE external credential evaluation is required:  
      • Students must also submit an official copy of their University transcript directly to NMU
        • To be considered official, transcripts must be in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution
  4. Submit Official English Language Test Scores
  5. Submit Certification of Finances (See Step-by-Step Instructions here)

Please know: post-baccalaureate students do not qualify for NMU's first year or transfer scholarships.


Questions

Erika Greeley
Director of International Admissions 
Email: ergreele@nmu.edu
Phone: 906-227-6765

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