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Begin at NMC

Starting your college path at NMC is one of the best decisions you will ever make. Here's why:

Quality Education That's Affordable

Students who begin their postsecondary education at the Northern Marianas College are able to save on costs that would otherwise be to use to pay for higher expenses associated with starting off at public and private four-year colleges and universities. The costs associated with off island universities include moving expenses, living expenses, higher tuition rates, transportation expenses, and many more. With NMC's conveniently-located campus, students are able obtain a quality education while enjoying the comforts''and cost savings''of being close to home.

Transfer Confidently

The Northern Marianas College's Liberal Arts Program provides students with a strong foundation of course offerings that compare with those at national four-year universities. Already, students have transferred seamlessly into well-known and prestigious institutions throughout the globe.

The Northern Marianas College has also signed articulation agreements with the University of Guam, the University of Hawaii at Hilo so that transferring into these colleges will occur more easily.

Teaching is our Forte

The Northern Marianas College's faculty allows you to draw on and learn from the expertise and insight of highly trained academic professionals from around the world. To enhance learning in their classrooms, the faculty members employ a variety of interactive teaching methods to engage and prepare students for successful futures. The small class sizes at NMC also afford students heightened opportunities for personal interaction with their instructors.

Diverse Student Body

With students who come from Micronesia, Asia, North America, Europe, and other parts of the world, the Northern Marianas College is a microcosm of the globe. In addition to its multicultural environment, the Northern Marianas College also boasts a diverse categories of students: in addition to recent high school graduates, many students are also currently work part time or full time and have their own family obligations. Classes are offered during the day, evening, and weekends to accommodate work schedules.

Notice to Persons with Disabilities

Northern Marianas College (NMC) is committed to ensuring that all persons have equal access to its programs, opportunities, and information resources, including those on its institutional website in accordance to the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

We apologize for any inconvenience as we work on bringing NMC’s website into full compliance. For immediate assistance, please contact Lucille Deleon Guerrero by email [email protected] or by calling (670) 237-6874.

If you wish to report an issue related to the accessibility of any content on NMC’s website, including a complaint about the accessibility of a document, form, or statement, you may do so by contacting the NMC’s IT Department by email at [email protected]. In your email please include the following information:

  1. The URL you are having accessibility issues with;
  2. The accessibility issue your are experiencing;
  3. Your name, phone number, and email address.

If you would like to file a formal grievance against the Northern Marianas College pursuant to the requirements of Section 504 and Title II, you may submit such grievance to the Office of the NMC President, P.O. Box 501250, Saipan MP 96950 or email [email protected].

You may also file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) Office for Civil Rights. More information about filing a complaint with USDOE can be found at