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Federal & State Aid

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How To Apply

First, apply for admission. Then fill out the FAFSA. More »

College Goal Sunday

FAFSA Workshop, February 8, 2–4 p.m. Aero Park Campus, Parsons-Stulen Rooms 201-205

Things to bring to the workshop:

  • 2014 tax returns and W2s
    • (2013 tax returns if 2014 isn't completed)
  • Social security card and driver’s license or state ID
  • Student and parent!

Important FAFSA information

Filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step to receiving financial aid.

Important FAFSA dates

  • March 1: State of Michigan Deadline
  • April 1: NMC’s Priority Award consideration

CashCourse »

CashCourse is a guide to making informed financial choices. From making a budget that works for you to decoding piles of student loan paperwork, managing your money can be confusing. Don't know where to start? Create an account with CashCourse for some helpful tips. Learn more »

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Julia Robinson

"I love that NMC is a small school with giant opportunities. Last year was very difficult and my scholarship helped me tremendously."


Financial Aid & Scholarships

Welcome. Whether you are new to the financial aid process or you've done it all before, we hope you find everything you need to help you before, during, and after your educational experience at NMC.

NMC’s financial aid programs are designed to help students pay their educational expenses. Financial aid is meant to supplement, not replace, the payment responsibilities of students and families. To maximize aid eligibility and opportunities, it is highly recommended that all students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

NMC e-mail is NMC’s official mode of communication, so all correspondence from the NMC Student Financial Services office is sent electronically to students via NMC e-mail.  We encourage you to check your NMC e-mail and Self Service account regularly at myNMC.

Net Price Calculator »

You can use this tool to estimate your total annual cost of attending Northwestern Michigan College, along with financial aid eligibility. The tool is intended to provide general guidance in planning your educational financing and is not an application for financial aid.

Code of Conduct

We are members of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA). We agree and comply with NASFAA’s Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Institutional Financial Aid Professionals adopted by the Board of Directors May 2007.

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