Established in 1899, Northern Michigan University (NMU) is a leading public university located in Marquette, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. It is the eighth oldest of Michigan's 15 public universities.

Northern Michigan University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation in Teacher Education. The bachelor of science in nursing and master of science in nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Other accreditations include: the American Chemical Society; the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (Communication Disorders); the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences; Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Professionals (Surgical Technology); National Association of Schools of Music; National Association of Industrial Technology; the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; the Council on Social Work Education; the Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration Certification.

Ranking Profile:

- Northern Michigan University is ranked 72nd among Tier 1 Regional Universities (Midwest) by US News (2012).

- NMU has one of the Top 50 Undergraduate Game Design Programs according to a first-of-its-kind ranking by The Princeton Review, and GamePro magazine (2010).

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America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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