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Northern Michigan University Tuition & Cost

Marquette, Michigan

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Michigan Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Northern Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$760
Other Fees$796
Room and Board $11,072
Other Expenses Budget$2,048
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Northern Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$760
Other Fees$796
Room and Board $11,072
Other Expenses Budget$2,048

Residents of Michigan pay an annual total price of $26,282 to attend Northern Michigan University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $11,606 for tuition, $11,072 room and board, $760 for books and supplies and $796 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $31,778 which is 20.9% higher than Michigan residents. The tuition charge is $17,102 while room and board is $11,072, books and supplies are $760 and other fees come in at $796.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Northern Michigan University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Northern Michigan University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,958
$30,001 to $48,000$10,573
$48,001 to $75,000$16,017
$75,001 to $110,000$19,684

The average reported annual net price for Northern Michigan University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,681 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

94% of full-time undergrad Northern Michigan University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $9,335 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 63% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,232 and 15% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,707.

Finanical Aid Northern Michigan University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,335 94%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,498 72%
Pell Grants $4,945 37%
Other Federal Grants $1,353 5%
State and Local Grants $9,332 21%
Federal Student Loans $5,232 63%
Other Student Loans $11,707 15%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Northern Michigan University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $43,808. The loan balance of $43,808 is a four year multiple of the $10,952 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $418 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $43,808
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $417.98
Total Interest Paid $6,349.20
Sum of All Loan Payments $50,157.20

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Michigan Residents Non Residents
1 $26,282 $31,778
2 $27,840 $33,662
3 $29,491 $35,658
4 $31,240 $37,773

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Northern Michigan University to be $105,128 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Northern Michigan University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Michigan Residents $465 $1,395 $1,860
Out of State Residents $699 $2,097 $2,796

Estimated cost for a class at Northern Michigan University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Northern Michigan University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Northern Michigan University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171456 IPEDS survey data for Northern Michigan University.