How to Apply

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How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in NMU's English Language Institute. Follow the instructions below to apply.  

Complete the ELI Application Here

Then email all other documents to International Programs at

1. A high school and/or university transcript

  • The transcript must list courses, semester hours, and grades.
  • Transcripts must be translated into English.

**The following must be received before we can issue your I-20.

2. A copy of your passport

3. A Certification of Finances

Contact the International Programs Office with questions at 906-227-2510 or


Northern Michigan University Degree-seeking Application
International Students who want to enroll in a degree program at NMU for the fall or winter semesters must formally apply to the university with a separate application. Please review the university’s undergraduate or graduate international student application process. Email International Programs at with questions.




English Language Institute | | 906-227-2925
We are located in 203 Cohodas Hall on the NMU Campus
1401 Presque Isle Ave. Marquette, MI 49855, USA 


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