|Admission Standards||Very High|
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How hard is it to get into Michigan Tech and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,442 out of 5,978 applicants were admitted making Michigan Tech a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 26 percent. Michigan Technological University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Michigan Technological University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1170|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1370|
|Average SAT Score||1270|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Michigan Technological University?
Michigan Technological University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 29 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1070. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1370 and Above||Good||>83%|
|1270 to 1370||Avg +||74%-83%|
|1170 to 1270||Avg -||63%-74%|
|1070 to 1170||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 1070||Low||<50%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||31|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Michigan Tech?
Admission data indicates that Michigan Tech regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Michigan Technological University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>84%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||74%-84%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||65%-74%|
|23 to 25||Reach||55%-65%|
|Less than 23||Low||<55%|
What GPA do you need to get into Michigan Technological University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Michigan Tech. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Michigan Technological University was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Michigan Tech accepts 74% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||12%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
62% of Michigan Technological University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||29%|
|Top 25% of class||62%|
|Top 50% of class||90%|
|Bottom 50% of class||10%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||31%||29%|
Applicants have 162 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Michigan Technological University is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Michigan Technological University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Considered but not required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171128 IPEDS survey data for Michigan Technological University.
78% of students submit their SAT scores to Michigan Tech. 43% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
74% of those who apply are granted admission to Michigan Tech. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1170 and 1370. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 30. 43% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.