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Michigan Technological University

Houghton, Michigan

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Overview

Student Population
7,172
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
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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 5,978 prospective students applied, and 4,442 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,301 enrolled in the school.  6,438 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 734 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $15,660 plus fees of $300. Michigan Tech is ranked 211 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 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 32% 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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1170/1370
ACT 25/30
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
74.3% 
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Applications Due Apr 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$15,660
In State Costs for Michigan Technological University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $11,004
Budget for Other Expenses$2,378
Total One Year Cost$30,542
Out of State Resident Tuition
$34,896
Out of State Costs for Michigan Technological University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $11,004
Budget for Other Expenses$2,378
Total One Year Cost$49,778

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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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