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Northwestern Michigan College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,605 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,159 tuition
$9,475 on campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$471 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$19,476 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,030 tuition
$9,475 on campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$471 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,382 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
79% of students receive aid
52% get federal aid ($4,308 avg)
27% get state aid ($3,483 avg)
27% get institn'l aid ($1,382 avg)
36% get loans ($6,510 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 9.20% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 9.74% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,456 66%
Federal Grant Aid $4,308 52%
Pell Grants $4,065 51%
Other Federal Grants $1,336 11%
Institution Grant Aid $1,382 27%
State Grant Aid $3,483 27%
Student Loans $6,510 36%
Federal Loans $4,938 36%
Other Loans $19,818 3%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Northwestern Michigan College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1701 E Front St
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 995-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $205
Out of State $268


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Hannah from Cadillac, MI
  • I am a current student here

    College is expensive. Everyone knows that. What everyone doesn't know is that they can get a great, quality, and unique educational experience for much, much less at NMC. The teachers there are not your run-of-the-mill average instructors, they are knowledgeable and helpful. The ability to get this kind of education at a much more affordable price is one of the things that make NMC such a great school.

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  • 4
  • Helena from Traverse City, MI
  • I am a past student here

    The transfer-ability of the courses at this college seems to vary, but I have seen mostly positive results. Great way to save money to transfer to complete a bachelors.

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  • 4
  • Samuel from Flushing, MI
  • I am a current student here

    Definitely a good deal for the money if you get the right professors. Especially if you're moving to Traverse City from a place like Flint like I did to go to school there.

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