5,917
Students
Financial aid thermometer
15,463
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
74
4074/5469
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Michigan Technological University is a University institution located in Houghton, MI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931-1295
United States
Contact Ms. Allison Carter
Director of Admissions
Email: mtu4u@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2335
Fax: 906-487-2125

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Construction Management Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
International And Intercultural Communication Checkmark
Technical And Scientific Communication Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Recording Arts Technology Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Network And System Administration Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Surveying Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Engineering Technology Checkmark
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Medicinal And Pharmaceutical Chemistry Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Forestry Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Chemistry Related Checkmark
Condensed Matter And Materials Physics Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,469
Applied
4,074
Accepted
5,917
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

1,638
Females Applied
1,232
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,831
Males Applied
2,842
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.72
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
Other requirements: Examples of creative work for some majors in Visual and Performing Arts Department

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 613 570 660
SAT Math 631 590 680
ACT Composite 27 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

15,346
In-state
33,426
Out-of-state
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Fees

300
Full-time student fees
10,756
Room & board
5,982
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

15,463
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,495
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,263
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,739
Avg. Loan Aid
5,679
Avg. Grant Aid
7,481
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,917
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.02%
Black or African American 0.92%
White or Caucasian 87.92%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 1.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 2.78%
Other 1.98%

Gender

Male (72.98%)
Female (27.02%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 45%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
K-Day (Keweenaw Day), Winter Carnival and Parade of Nations

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Indian Students Associate, Society of Women Engineers, Huskies Pep Band, Fishing Club and WMTU

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

450
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 416
Part-time - 34
Male - 310
Female - 140