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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

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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.In addition to other forms of financial aid, 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.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