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Northern: Yesterday and Today

Northern Michigan University was founded in 1899 as a regional teacherís college. Today it enrolls about 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students who are taught by more than 300 faculty members on a main campus of 336 acres.  Constants throughout Northernís history are its reputation for excellent and innovative educational opportunities, its caring faculty and staff, and its natural setting.


Located in Marquette, Michigan, a city of 20,000, Northern offers the best features of rural and urban living in a safe and clean environment.  Academically, Northern offers more than 180 programs in 28 different academic departments with credentialing that ranges from certificates and associate degrees to masterís degrees.  Over 80 percent of Northern faculty members have doctorates or the highest degree in their field.


With a focus on quality academics and personal attention in a high-tech learning environment, Northern continues to be dedicated to student access and success, belief in a learning community, the building of partnerships and shared governance and responsibility.  In its second hundred years, Northernís mission is to be the university of choice in the Midwest for all students seeking an outstanding collegiate experience.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2003