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Michigan Technological University

  • Houghton, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 25%75%
    student ratio
  • 5,621
    total students
  • $13,740 | $29,220
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 77%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 629
    sat math
  • 585
    sat reading
  • 561
    sat writing
  • 27
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Bioinformatics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Recording Arts Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • International and Intercultural Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Technical and Scientific Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Network and System Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Earth Science Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Software Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Materials Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Surveying Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forestry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geophysics and Seismology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Theater Design and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied4,905
    • Accepted3,815
    • Acceptance Rate77%
    • Enrolled5,621
    • Female Applicants1,400
    • Females Accepted1,111
    • Female Acceptance Rate79%
    • Male Applicants3,505
    • Males Accepted2,704
    • Male Acceptance Rate77%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.66
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 585 520 640
    • SAT Math 629 570 688
    • SAT Writing 561 493 620
    • ACT Composite 27 24 29
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$13,740
    • Out-of-state tuition *$29,220
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$300.00
    • Room and board *$9,516.00
    • Room only *$5,145.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students5,621
    • Male Student Percentage75%
    • Female Student Percentage25%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.01%
    • Black or African American1.3%
    • White or Caucasian84.42%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.53%
    • Asian.85%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.05%
    • Two or more races2.13%
    • Unknown3.08%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.62% representing 29 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students24% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 48%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football No Division 2 Yes
    • Golf Yes Division C No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes Division C No
    • Rifle Yes Division C No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division C No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes Division C No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes Division C No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes Division C No
    • Rifle Yes Division C No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division C No
    • Swimming Yes Division C No
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Water polo Yes Division C No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty454
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio13:1 or 5,338 students to 419 faculty

Location & Contact

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
USA

Ms.Allison Carter

Director of Admissions

Phone: 906-487-1888
Fax: 906-487-2125
Email: mtu4u@mtu.edu



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