Tuition Program

Northern Michigan University offers the following programs to dependents and family members of NMU graduates.  Contact NMU Admissions with any questions:  1-800-682-9797 or

Non-Michigan Resident Alumni Dependent Tuition Program: In-state tuition rates for non-resident children and grandchildren of alumni.   Access the Alumni Dependent Certification Form here

NMU Alumni Heritage Award:  $250 one-time award for children of a Michigan resident who earned an associate degree or higher from NMU.  Students should apply for admission, and the parent graduate can verify their alumni status and apply for the Alumni Heritage Award at

Alumni Legacy Scholarship: Offered exclusively to students whose parent (or grandparent) is a Northern Michigan University alumnus and reside in the state of Michigan. The NMU Alumni Association will award up to ten $1,000 Legacy Scholarships annually. Students may re-apply. Access the Alumni Legacy Scholarship information here.