Northwestern Michigan College

1701 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686

About Northwestern Michigan College

Northwestern Michigan College is classified as a medium-sized, rural-serving public Associate’s college with a student body of up to 7,500 students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,065
Student Age% Under 2560%
 % 25 and Over40%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time49%
 % Part-time51%
Race/Ethnicity% White87.6%
 % Black0.8%
 % Asian0.8%
 % Latino1.6%
 % Native American2.3%
 % Race Unknown6.9%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,100
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,400
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid80%
 % Undergraduates with Loans38%
 % Undergraduates with Grants66%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,300
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,550
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,500
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,100
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,200
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,100

Neighborhood Data for the Traverse City Area

Median Age38.6
Median Household Income$43,759
Total Population14,711
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.7% 53.3%
 Age 0-948.2%51.8%
 Age 10-1747.3%52.7%
 Age 18-2458.4%41.6%
 Age 25-2944.4%55.6%
 Age 30-3949.6%50.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White95.7%
 % Black0.8%
 % Asian0.6%
 % Latino3.0%
 % Native American1.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,550
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,500
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$704
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50053.3%54.1%0.0%
 $500 to $74934.4%24.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99912.3%21.9%58.5%
 Over $10000.0%0.0%16.7%
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