Northwestern Michigan College Overview
Northwestern Michigan College is a public institution situated in Traverse City, Michigan. The surrounding location of Traverse City is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.
What Is Northwestern Michigan College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at NMC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 32% of the faculty were full-time.
Northwestern Michigan College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NMC.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards NMC has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Northwestern Michigan College?
Contact details for NMC are given below.
|Address:||1701 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686|
How Do I Get Into NMC?
You can apply to NMC online at: https://nmc.elluciancrmrecruit.com/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx
Can I Afford Northwestern Michigan College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NMC, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $7,673 a year. That adds up to $30,692 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at NMC is 16.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Northwestern Michigan College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,364 full-time undergraduates at NMC, 55% are male and 45% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northwestern Michigan College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||20|
|Hispanic or Latino||57|
Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Northwestern Michigan College. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 20 countries are represented at NMC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, United Kingdom, and Thailand.
Online Learning at Northwestern Michigan College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at NMC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 23rd most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of NMC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northwestern Michigan College was 8.4%. This is the #1,428 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NMC regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NMC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at NMC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#224|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#274|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#274|
|Business Administration & Management||#484|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Northwestern Michigan College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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