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Study at Northwestern Michigan College

Northwestern Michigan College was founded in 1951. This community college in Traverse City, Michigan, offers Enrolment to more than 4, 000 students every year. Apart from its main campus, NMC also holds classes in a branch campus in Cherry Capital Airport.

Northwestern Michigan College offers associates degrees in arts, science, applied science and nursing. Students can also opt for transfers to 4-year colleges. In addition, NMC is one of the few community colleges to offer an aviation program. The academic departments of this college are:

  • Aviation
  • Bridge Program
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Great Lakes Culinary Institute
  • Great Lakes Maritime Academy
  • Health Occupations
  • Humanities
  • Physical Education
  • Science/ Math
  • Social Science
  • Technical Division
WNMC-FM is the community-supported radio station of Northwestern Michigan College. The campus is also home to several student organizations and clubs like Black Student Association, Engineering Club, Feminists United, International Student Club, Phi Theta Kappa, iDance, NMC Anime Club and SPECTRUM, among others.

Profile of Northwestern Michigan College

Northwestern Michigan College can be found in Traverse City, MI (a self-contained town). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Northwestern Michigan College.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in liberal arts.

Northwestern Michigan College Selectivity

Northwestern Michigan College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications. People attending the school come from a variety of states around the country.


Instructors at Northwestern Michigan College are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 4, 499 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life

Northwestern Michigan College has a residential or campus feel. Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Northwestern Michigan College offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Mission: NMC provides lifelong learning opportunities to our communities. "

Northwestern Michigan College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts249liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine82registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management33business management, accounting technology, MIS
Transportation21merchant marine officer, commercial pilot and flight crew
Cooking and Culinary Arts17chef training
Medical Support and Technology17dental assistant, medical assistant
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and administration
Engineering Technician12CAD and design, manufacturing tech
Photography and Commercial Art11commercial art
Mechanics and Repair10automobile mechanics
Family and Social Work10child development
Law7legal assistant
office and Administration2general office occupations
Production Trades2machine shop assistant
Computer Science and Engineering1system administration
Landscaping and Horticulture1turf management
Agricultural Science and Management1crop production

Contact: Northwestern Michigan College

Northwestern Michigan College

1701 E Front St

Traverse City, MI 49686

General Phone: (231) 995-1000


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