Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$15,960

$35,196

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
51%
500-599
28%
400-499
4%
700-800
23%
600-699
48%
500-599
28%
400-499
1%
30-36
31%
24-29
57%
18-23
13%
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undergraduateRatios

71%

male

29%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,442
Declined 1,536
Total Received 5,978
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Public

5,764

undergraduate students

1,277

graduate students

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925-acre campus in Houghton (population: 7,888). Served by bus; air serves Hancock. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Houghton County Memorial

Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI
49931

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Indian Students Associate
  • Ski and Snowboard Club of Michigan Tech
  • Mitch's Misfits
  • Fishing Club
  • Huskies Pep Band

Top Events

  • K-Day (Keweenaw Day)
  • Winter Carnival
  • Parade of Nations
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
91%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
51%
500-599
28%
400-499
4%
700-800
23%
600-699
48%
500-599
28%
400-499
1%
30-36
31%
24-29
57%
18-23
13%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.78

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,442
Declined 1,536
Total Received 5,978

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Ice hockey
Skiing (cross-country)
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

airsoft, aikido, Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cricket, curling, cycling, dance, diving, fencing, figure skating, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, jujitsu, lacrosse, martial arts, Nordic skiing, paintball, pistol, racquetball, riflery, roller hockey, rowing, rugby, sailing, snowboarding, soccer, tae kwon do, tennis, track, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

airsoft, aikido, Alpine skiing, archery, badminton, cheerleading, cricket, curling, cycling, dance, diving, fencing, figure skating, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, jujitsu, lacrosse, martial arts, Nordic skiing, paintball, pistol, racquetball, riflery, rowing, rugby, sailing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, tae kwon do, tennis, track, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Riflery, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Riflery, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Construction Management
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Engineering, General
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Finance, General
Forestry, General
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International and Intercultural Communication
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Network and System Administration/Administrator
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Social Sciences, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Surveying Engineering
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Technical and Scientific Communication
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

7,041

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

5,764
students

Female
29%
1,650

Male
71%
4,114

18%

1,277
students

Female
30%
383

Male
70%
894

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

5,393
students

Female
29%
1,541

Male
71%
3,852

7%

371
students

Female
30%
109

Male
70%
262

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 84%
Student 4 year graduation rate 30%
Student 5 year graduation rate 33%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

1%
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
88%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

159

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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