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Paying For College

A college education is one of the most important investments a person can make for his or her professional success. North Central Michigan College is committed to providing qualified students with financial aid programs to assist them in achieving their academic pursuits. If you're wondering how to pay for college, read on for financial aid answers, community college scholarship information and college loan help.


North Central Michigan College wants you to graduate without ACCRUING SIGNIFICANT student debt. some ways we can help you pay for college include:

  • Providing affordable tuition North Central is proud to offer some of the lowest net prices for public two-year colleges (and community colleges).

  • Offering financial aid — We awarded over $6 million in financial aid in the last year. 61% of our students receive some type of financial assistance.

  • The NCMC Foundation awarded $320,000 in scholarships in the 2016–2017 academic year.

  • We are proud to have a Student Emergency Fund to assist students with unanticipated financial emergencies.


This section will direct you to the resources needed to help you apply for financial aid and begin your path to a successful career. Questions? Call Financial Aid to find out more about financial information at 231.348.6627.

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