North Central Michigan College

Overview


Tuition & Fees
$7,882
Average Salary in 10 Years
$31,100

Note: 10 years after enrolling at North Central Michigan College

North Central Michigan College is located in Petoskey, Michigan. It is a small public school and offers undergrad programs. It has 2,527 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Physical Sciences, and Education. 18% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $25,300.

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About


🗺 1515 Howard Street
Petoskey, Michigan 49770
State Michigan
Mission The mission of North Central Michigan College is to provide educational, economic, and cultural opportunities for student learning, personal growth, and community improvement.
🌐www.ncmich.edu

Application


Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
18%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
19%
Women Graduation Rate
16%

Cost


Can you afford to attend North Central Michigan College?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$2,969
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$7,882
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$14,182
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$12,502
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$8,096

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$86
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of North Central Michigan College would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

North Central Michigan College Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
81%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education
Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan
15%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at North Central Michigan College you can visit www.ncmich.edu.

North Central Michigan College Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $14,182
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $12,502
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from North Central Michigan College?

North Central Michigan College students, on average, make $31,100 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 5% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from North Central Michigan College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at North Central Michigan College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
5.3%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at North Central Michigan College.
Median Earnings of Students from North Central Michigan College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at North Central Michigan College.
Male Students: Average Earnings from North Central Michigan College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at North Central Michigan College.
Female Students: Average Earnings from North Central Michigan College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at North Central Michigan College.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at North Central Michigan College
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at North Central Michigan College.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend North Central Michigan College? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
2.2x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at North Central Michigan College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at North Central Michigan College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.9x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at North Central Michigan College. Salary is for the number of years after you start at North Central Michigan College. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
17
students per faculty
Average Professional Salary
$71,273
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at North Central Michigan College?
No
Highest degree: Associate's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
100%
Undergrads
2,527
Total Students
2,527
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
53%
Students over 25
35%
Student Median Household Income
$52,009
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
61%
of undergraduates
Men
39%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
More Women

North Central Michigan College has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 64 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 156 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at North Central Michigan College
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at North Central Michigan College study?
North Central Michigan College Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at North Central Michigan College are:

  1. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  2. Health Professions and Related Programs
  3. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  4. Physical Sciences
  5. Education
Approximately 88% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at North Central Michigan College?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
70%
Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate
44%
Students Who Transfer Out of North Central Michigan College
26%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

North Central Michigan College has a retention rate of 70% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
310
12% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Medium-Low

North Central Michigan College has around 310 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 12% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see North Central Michigan College as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Petoskey, Michigan


City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000
87
in 2017
Source: FBI
City Rape Rate per 100,000
35
in 2017
Source: FBI

Politics in Michigan


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, Michigan tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 47% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 47% voted for the Republican party, and 4% voted for neither.

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