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RISING NUMBERS — Fall semester enrollment numbers are recovering after the COVID-19 pandemic. Graphic by Ryley Wilcox

NMU enrollment numbers on the rise

Ryley Wilcox October 17, 2023

Enrollment data for the 2023 fall semester shows overall growth in enrollment at the university in several key areas.  According to 10th-day census data, 7,197 students attend NMU, a 3.3% increase...

Editorial — NMU Tuition Advantage: What’s the catch?

Editorial — NMU Tuition Advantage: What’s the catch?

North Wind Editorial Board March 28, 2023

At the beginning of March, Northern Michigan University unveiled NMU Tuition Advantage, a financial aid program that allows eligible students to attend the university with no tuition costs.  Considered...

ENROLLMENT - NMUs enrollment dashboard shows a total enrollment of 6,970 students, as of Sept. 12, 2022.

NMU enrollment numbers continue to fall

Ryley Wilcox and Jackie Phillips March 20, 2023

Enrollment data for Fall 2022 semester shows overall student enrollment is still dropping for first time freshman enrolling in the university following the COVID-19 pandemic. In contrast, however the number...

Sam Rush/NW

Winter enrollment numbers see significant decrease in students

Recently, NMU released its 10-day enrollment numbers and the numbers show a pretty significant drop in attendance from the fall 2020 semester.
The Northern University Center will be Marquettes COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

University forum meeting held, COVID-19 updates, enrollment results

Ashley Beronja February 4, 2021
NMU President Fritz Erickson held a forum meeting to discuss COVID-19 updates, enrollment and retention results and plans for the future on Feb. 3.
First-time freshmen enrollment increases

First-time freshmen enrollment increases

Tim Eggert September 13, 2018

According to NMU’s 10th day enrollment report, the incoming first-time freshman class has increased whereas first-time graduate numbers have decreased for the second consecutive year. Specifically,...

Admission applicants up for fall semester

Admission applicants up for fall semester

Winter Keefer April 26, 2018

First-time freshman and transfer applicants for next fall semester are up by 24 percent and 41 percent respectively from this time last year. First-time freshman orientation registration is also up...

President Haynes: increasing enrollment, keeping tuition low

Lee McClelland April 4, 2013

On Monday, May 14, 2012, David Haynes was appointed as president of NMU for an interim period after former president Les Wong departed from NMU. Since Haynes’ appointment, many students have expressed...

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