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Tuition

$14,928

$29,808

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,462
Declined + 1,058
Total Received 4,520
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undergraduateRatios

75%

25%

male

female

1  :  12

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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School Facts

Michigan Tech, founded in 1855, is a public university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Houghton, on Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,947
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Codes

SAT 1464
ACT 2030

Social Networks

Public

5,625

undergraduate students

1,322

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
32%
500-599
40%
400-499
15%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
20%
600-699
52%
500-599
20%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
33%
500-599
41%
400-499
19%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
58%
18-23
22%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
18%
24-29
47%
18-23
31%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
57%
18-23
14%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Houghton, MI

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Houghton, MI

240-acre campus in Houghton (population: 7,710). Served by bus; airport serves Hancock (seven miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
13 fraternities 9% of male students
 
8 sororities 9% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
32%
500-599
40%
400-499
15%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
20%
600-699
52%
500-599
20%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
33%
500-599
41%
400-499
19%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
30-36
20%
24-29
58%
18-23
22%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
18%
24-29
47%
18-23
31%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
57%
18-23
14%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,462
Declined + 1,058
Total Received 4,520

Admissions Contact

Allison Carter
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 888 MTU-1885
F: 906 487-2125
mtu4u@mtu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,006,607
State $2,167,114
Institutional $19,558,373
Other external $1,272,650
Total $31,004,744

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $42,020
Institutional $6,097,159
Other external $683,524
Total $6,822,703

Varsity Sports

M W
Nordic skiing
basketball
cross-country
football
ice hockey
soccer
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division II), Western Collegiate Hockey Association (Division I), National Collegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Huskies
School colors
silver and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Cognitive Science/Human Factors
Applied Ecology
Applied Ecology/Environmental Science
Applied Geophysics
Applied Natural Resources Economics
Applied Physics
Applied Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Audio Production/Technology
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioinformatics
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Cheminformatics
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Science
Communication/Culture Studies
Computational Science/Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Network/Systems Administration
Computer Science
Computer Systems/Science
Construction Management
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics
Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering Science
Environmental Policy
Environmental/Energy Policy
Exercise Science
Finance
Forest Ecology/Management
Forest Molecular Genetics/Biotechnology
Forest Sciences
Forestry
Geological Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
History
Humanities
Hybrid Electric Drive Vehicle Engineering
Industrial Archaeology
Industrial Heritage/Archeology
Integrated Geospatial Technology
Liberal Arts
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Mechanics
Medical Informatics
Mining Engineering
Operation/Systems Management
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Physics
Pre-Professional Health
Psychology
Rhetoric/Technical Communication
Scientific/Technical Communication
Secondary Teacher Education
Social Sciences
Software Engineering
Sound Design
Sports/Fitness Management
Surveying Engineering
Theatre/Electronic Media Performance
Theatre/Entertainment Technology
Wildlife Ecology/Management
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Undergraduate

81%

5,625
students

Female
25%
1,407

Male
75%
4,218

Graduate

19%

1,322
students

Female
29%
383

Male
71%
939

undergraduateFull-time

92%

5,196
students

Female
26%
1,300

Male
74%
3,896

undergraduatePart-time

8%

429
students

Female
25%
107

Male
75%
322

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
Norway
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Thy Wang
International Admissions Cooridnator
906 487-2160
thyy@mtu.edu

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