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About NMC

Northwestern Michigan College is a publicly funded community college that serves people, organizations and businesses. We serve more than 50,000 learners annually throughout the Grand Traverse region and beyond. More facts and stats »

NMC offers associate degrees and professional certificates, and bachelor's degrees through the Great Lakes Maritime Academy and Great Lakes Water Studies Institute. Eight partner universities grant baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees through our University Center.

NMC's extensive Extended Education program offers a wide array of non-credit classes to more than 10,000 local residents annually.

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Have an experience with NMC that you'd like to share? We'd like to hear it. "My NMC Story" is a broad-based endeavor to collect and share the personal experience of NMC's many constituencies in multiple formats. Learn more »

Mission »

Northwestern Michigan College provides lifelong learning opportunities to our communities.

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Awards and Recognitions »

"If you're going to increase the population that has some college... community colleges will have to play a central role."


TIME Magazine, July 20, 2009

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