Northern Michigan University

Marquette, MI

Northern Michigan says, "Through the general education program, the faculty of Northern Michigan University seeks to help our students develop the skills necessary for becoming independent lifelong learners and effective citizens of a challenging and rapidly changing world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.nmu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:7,612
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:25%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,240 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$15,736 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Human Expression" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the "Social Responsibility in a Diverse World" requirement with elementary-level study and because language study is only an option in the "Social Responsibility in a Diverse World" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Perspectives on Society" requirements.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Mathematics Competency" requirement through SAT or ACT scores and the "Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis" requirement may be satisfied by science courses or courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Northern Michigan University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/23/2018

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