Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University is rated as having a ‘very high’ undergraduate enrollment profile by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. NMU enrolls students from a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds, including a high percentage of first-generation college students. The Biology Department is dedicated to student success through mentoring and career preparation.

Northern Michigan University, with 7,600 students and 170 degree programs, is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette, consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, vacation, and enjoy an excellent quality of life. See more at