Superior Exchange Student Apply

All exchange semesters begin with an official nomination from an international officer at your home university. Once your nomination has been accepted by NMU and you have received permission from your home school exchange officer, you are able to follow the application steps below.  (Note that some international officers require you to submit your forms to the home office. They are then forwarded to NMU in a group mailing.)

1. Fill out the Application for Superior Exchange Students

2. Provide Certification of Finances in the amount of $15,736 for one academic year (two semesters) or $7,868 for one semester.

3. Transcript - Send a transcript to Northern Michigan University.

4. Passport - Copy of your passport identity page.

5. English Proficiency - TOEFL score of 61 iBT, 173 computer based or institutional TOEFL of 500 or higher, IELTS score of a 6 


Estimated Fees (2019-20 Fall and Winter Semesters)

  Academic Year


Tuition and Fees Waived Waived
Room & Board $10,774 $5,387
Books & Supplies $800 $400
Health Insurance $1,756 $878
Personal & Travel $2,406 $1,203
Total for Academic Year $15,736 $7,868


Please mail your complete application to:

Northern Michigan University
ATTN: International Education Services
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI  49855

Once you have been admitted as a non-degree student, you will receive your admissions letter and DS 2019. You will be sent a detailed e-mail of what your next steps are for example: How to select courses, set up your NMU e-mail account, register for housing and orientation etc....

Additional Information regarding housing, health insurance, orientation and the academic calendar.


Lila Isleib
International Education and Services Adviser
Phone: +1 906-227-2503

Erika Greeley
Director of International Admissions
Phone: +1 906-227-6765