FINANCIAL AID RATE82%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO16:1
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$3,226
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
North Central Michigan College (NCMC)
221 S Quarterline Rd, Muskegon, MI
Having served as home to about 9,000 graduates since its founding in 1960,
NCMC or North Central Michigan College continues its endeavor to provide
the best quality education to students throughout Emmet County and the
surrounding communities. Its main location in Petoskey and satellite
campuses in the cities of Cheboygan and Gaylord currently cater to at least
2,700 undergraduates both from within and out of the state.
Students are allowed to complete up to three years worth of courses before
transferring to a NCMC partner university. The college has partnerships
mainly with Michigan State University, Lawrence Technical University,
Spring Arbor University, and Central Michigan University. Getting admitted
to any of these institutions are practically guaranteed, provided that the
specified requirements are met.
There are over 60 programs to choose from (degree and certificate),
facilitated by more than 200 faculty and staff members - around half of
which work full-time. As of 2012, the cost of attending NCMC ranges from
$77.50 per contact hour (for Emmet residents) to $165.25 per contact hour
(for out of state residents). Monetary assistance is available in many
forms and benefits almost 70% of the entire student body.
Applied Science Programs may be taken up in the fields of Arts and
Communications, Health Sciences, Information Technology & Engineering,
Business Administration, and Human Services or Social Sciences. Programs
designed for transfer include the following: Associate of Arts, Associate
of Science, and Associate of General Studies. Career-oriented coursework is
also offered for those seeking to work in the fields of Nursing, Medical
Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, Business Management, and Restaurant
Participation in extra-curricular activities is encouraged to contribute
towards a student's growth. NCMC serves as a venue for the annual, “The
Lecture Series”, which is an event that allows prominent individuals from
various fields to share their knowledge on campus.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates North Central Michigan College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $3,500-$4,200
- Out-of-State: $7,500-$9,038
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $130-$150 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $270-$320 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||82%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||74%||$6,150|
|Receiving Student Loans||19%||$4,281|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, North Central Michigan College may provide services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by North Central Michigan College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges
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- Kirtland Community College in Battle Creek, MI (64 miles away)
- Mid Michigan Community College in Flint, MI (97 miles away)
- Bay de Noc Community College in Owosso, MI (107 miles away)
- Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College in Anaheim, CA (121 miles away)
- West Shore Community College in Detroit, MI (122 miles away)
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