How to Apply

To apply for the English Language Institute (ESL) program, please complete the following documentation:

1.  ELI (ESL) Application

2. Submit high school/university transcript, which lists courses, semester hours, and grades. Transcripts must be translated into English.

3. Provide Certification of Finances. The Certification of Finances form is on page 3 and page 4 of the ELI Application.

4. Copy of your passport - please provide a copy of your passport to make sure we enter your name correctly on your immigration document.

Email application materials to:

Erika Greeley

Frequency Asked Questions

Northern Michigan University Degree-seeking Application
Students intending to enroll in a degree program at NMU in the fall or winter semester must formally apply to the university with a separate application. Please review the university’s undergraduate or graduate international student application procedures.


Erika Greeley
Director of International Admissions 
Phone: 906-227-6765


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