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7.8% Enrolled as Graduate StudentsQuick Facts1960 First NMU Master's Degree Awarded

100+ Graduate Assistantships AvailableNMU - Michigan's Upper Peninsula28 Graduate Programs

Three Minute Thesis Competition Hosted by NMU March 23, 2018 Click to Learn More

Northern strives to continuously offer excellent graduate programs. Take a look at our new and upcoming programs <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/graduate-program-highlights"> here</a>. In addition to other forms of <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/financial-aid-funding">financial aid<a>, NMU offers <a href= "http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/assistantships">graduate assistantships<a>. Positions include a stipend, 16 credit hours tuition per year, and more. Hourly positions are also available.Starting graduate school can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help. Explore our <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/orientation">Graduate Student Orientation</a>, see quick links for <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/node/78">NMU Resources</a> or contact us at <a href="mailto:graduate@nmu.edu">graduate@nmu.edu</a> with your questions.NMU has rolling admissions, but there are recommended application dates and deadlines for funding as well as certain program applications. To learn more, view our <a href= "http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/dates-and-deadlines">Dates and Deadlines<a>.Northern Michigan University has a guide to the preparation of theses. Information about preparation and submission of a thesis is <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/graduatestudies/node/32">located here.</a> All theses are submitted electronically to <a href="http://commons.nmu.edu/theses/">The Commons</a>.


We offer over 25 graduate degree programs in departments ranging from biology and clinical sciences to education and English. Our programs are designed to engage you in an active faculty-student exchange of ideas and to provide you with extensive hands-on learning alongside high caliber research opportunities. Click here to see our full list of programs or click here to apply today


Office of Graduate Education and Researchgraduate@nmu.eduPhone: 906-227-2300Fax: 906-227-2315