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Michigan Technological University

Houghton, Michigan

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Overview

Student Population
6,873
Michigan Technological University overview
Location Houghton, Michigan
Online mtu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Michigan Technological University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Houghton, Michigan, Michigan Technological University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,476 prospective students applied, and 5,260 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,201 enrolled in the school.  6,078 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 795 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $16,130 plus fees of $306. Michigan Tech is ranked 180 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

Michigan Tech is rated within the top 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Michigan Technological University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Michigan Technological University overview
SAT 1160/1350
ACT 25/30
GPA 3.78
Applications Accepted
70.4% 
Michigan Technological University overview
Applications Due Apr 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$16,130
In State Costs for Michigan Technological University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$306
Room and Board $11,314
Budget for Other Expenses$2,399
Total One Year Cost$31,349
Out of State Resident Tuition
$36,432
Out of State Costs for Michigan Technological University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$306
Room and Board $11,314
Budget for Other Expenses$2,399
Total One Year Cost$51,651

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$66,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
65% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Michigan Technological University students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 56%
Business 11%
Computer and Information Sciences 7%
Biology 4%
Natural Resources Conservation 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171128 IPEDS survey data for Michigan Technological University.

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