North Central Michigan College

Petoskey, MI 49770
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North Central Michigan College is one of the twenty-five public 2-year colleges in Michigan. The campus is located in a rural area, in Petoskey.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,527 students attend the school. Every year 18% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

North Central Michigan College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,714, and fees were $488. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,394 and $488 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students2,527
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 27
Certificate 0 3

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1972 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$113/credit
In State Students$188/credit
Out of State Students$244/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,085 $8,460 $10,980
ADN 70 $7,910 $13,160 $17,080
BSN 125 $14,125 $23,500 $30,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 81% of North Central Michigan College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 58% $3,956
Other Federal Grant 8% $183
State Grant & Scholarships 24% $3,301
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 26% $2,514
Federal Student Loans 24% $4,684
Private Loans 1% $4,696


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$2,409
$30,001 to $48,000$3,456
$48,001 to $75,000$5,096
$75,001 to $110,000$7,437
Over $110,000$9,265

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing.
North Central Michigan College
1515 Howard St
Petoskey, MI 49770

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