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International Studies

Northern Michigan University

48 months
18996 USD/year
18996 USD/year
13248 USD/year
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The International Studies Major at the Northern Michigan University gives students a broad view of the world with an emphasis on developing regions.


Key facts:

The core ensures that students have broad exposure to major world religions, international politics and government, recent global history and relationships between geography, culture, arts and society. 

The International Studies Major at the Northern Michigan University is a good point of departure for pursuing an international-related master’s degree and/or many careers, including international business, diplomacy and fields related to human development. 

Languages, Literatures and International Studies at NMU

The Department of Languages, Literatures and International Studies offers courses in international studies, language courses in American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish, as well as culture and literature courses in the target languages and in English. The department occasionally offers courses in other languages and helps facilitate university credit for students who study languages abroad. International and language studies, as well as language and studies provide an excellent liberal education. 

They enhance virtually any career and increase employment opportunities. International studies, as well as language, culture and literature studies open students to new and exciting horizons, place them in contact with worldwide artistic and intellectual accomplishments, help them to understand other people, and prepare them for success in an increasingly globalized world.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Human Geography 
  • International Studies
  • International Studies Seminar
  • World Religions 
  • History of World Art: Ancient to Medieval 
  • History of World Art: Renaissance to Modern

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts - Request your official high school transcript(s) be sent to the Admissions Office.  If you have earned a G.E.D. or equivalent, request an official score report be sent to NMU.

  • Transcripts from non-U.S., non-Canadian institutions must be sent to an external agency for evaluation.

  • High School Grade Point Averages - NMU will use the overall cumulative GPA reported on the high school transcript.

  • Non-native speakers of English must prove an adequate level of English language proficiency for admission into an academic program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18996 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18996 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13248 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Marquette

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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