Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$16,436

$36,738

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
570
75th
690
25th
590
75th
30
25th
23
75th
30
25th
25
75th
30
25th
25
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undergraduateRatios

71%

male

29%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,260
Declined 2,216
Total Received 7,476
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Public

6,296

undergraduate students

1,490

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

Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI
49931

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
570
75th
690
25th
590
75th
30
25th
23
75th
30
25th
25
75th
30
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,260
Declined 2,216
Total Received 7,476

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$12,190

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $16,130
Room $6,292
Board $5,022
Additional fees $306
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $28,950
Average Financial Aid - $12,190
Total with Avg. Aid $16,760
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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 MTU-1885
F: 906 487-3042
finaid@mtu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Football
Ice hockey
Skiing
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field x country
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/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, crew/rowing, cricket, curling, cycling, disc golf, fencing, fishing, floor hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, kickball, lacrosse, martial arts, mountain biking, outdoor hiking, pickleball, pistol, racquetball, riflery, rugby, sailing, scuba diving, shooting sports, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), trail relay, turkey trot, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
National Collegiate Athletic Association, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Economics.
Applied Psychology.
Applied Statistics, General.
Archeology.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemical Engineering.
Cheminformatics/Chemistry Informatics.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computational and Applied Mathematics.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Condensed Matter and Materials Physics.
Construction Management, General.
Data Science, General.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Engineering Mechanics.
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Forest Sciences and Biology.
Forestry, General.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geological/Geophysical Engineering.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geophysics and Seismology.
History, General.
Human Biology.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International and Intercultural Communication.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics and Computer Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering Technology/Technician.
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Mining and Mineral Engineering.
Molecular Genetics.
Network and System Administration/Administrator.
Physics, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Recording Arts Technology/Technician.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Surveying Engineering.
Sustainability Studies.
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,786

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

6,296
students

Female
29%
1,827

Male
71%
4,469

19%

1,490
students

Female
30%
454

Male
70%
1,036

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

5,505
students

Female
29%
1,562

Male
71%
3,943

13%

791
students

Female
34%
265

Male
66%
526

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
87%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Angola
Australia
Canada
China
Germany
India
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
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