Michigan Technological University: Ranking & Review

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Houghton Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 166 484
Top 3%

Michigan Technological University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%74%75%
Applicants5,4693,8311,638
Admissions4,0742,8421,232
Enrolled undergraduates1,323972351
Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,2925,3211,971

445 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

143 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesConsidered but not required
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores909
Percent of students submitting SAT scores69%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
615
Math
635

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores749
Percent of students submitting ACT scores57%
ACT Composite
27
ACT English
26
ACT Math
27

Michigan Technological University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $29,100 $46,344
Off-campus $29,100 $46,344
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,477 and other expenses per full academic year.

Michigan Technological University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,175 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $15,889 $33,661
Fees for full-time undergraduates $300 $300
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $613 $1,260
Tuition for Full-time graduates $18,252 $18,252
Fees for full-time graduates $248 $248
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,014 $1,014

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering 16 646 350 55 1,067
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1 76 23 100
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 70 11 3 84
Physical Sciences 34 31 9 74
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 55 12 7 74
Natural Resources and Conservation 2 30 16 3 51
Mathematics and Statistics 27 16 5 48
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 40 40
Health Professions and Related Programs 18 6 24
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 5 13 3 3 24
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 18 4 22
Social Sciences 1 11 8 20
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 11 5 1 17
Psychology 9 9
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 7 7
English Language and Literature & Letters 2 4 6
History 4 4
Visual and Performing Arts 4 4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2 2 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 2
Education 2 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 1
Grand Total411,066489881,684

A total of 1,107 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Michigan Technological University.

At the master's and doctor's level 577 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%64%75%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesMichigan Tech University
MT
Michigan Tech
Mich Tech
Michigan Technological Univ
Michigan Tech Univ
MTU
Founded1885
MottoCreate the Future
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,473
Instructional FTE426
Research FTE139
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.mtu.edu
Address1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan, 49931-1295
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Remote
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone9064871885
Fax+1 (906) 487 3553

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