Students on campus outside Jamrich HallStudents

Total Headcount (Fall 2018): 7,595

Student Profile (Fall 2018):

  • Undergraduate 7,089, Graduate 506
  • Men 43.3%, Women 56.7%
  • Full-time undergrad 87.2%
  • New Transfer students 488
  • Students from out of state 19.7%
  • You can also view information about NMU's students broken down by region, race, age, degree program, etc. in the common data set or the interactive reporting website.


  • Full-time instructional faculty: 301
  • Part-time instructional faculty: 212
  • Many have earned national recognition for research, writing, art and consulting work
  • Average student-faculty ratio of 20:1

Total Number of NMU Employees: 1,150

Total Living Alumni: 70,938

Board of Trustees

Members of the board are appointed by the governor to serve staggered eight-year terms. NMU's president serves as ex officio without vote.


Fritz J. Erickson is NMU's 15th president.