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Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

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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 Mrs. Beth Fitzpatrick
Director of Admissions
Email: mtu4u@mtu.edu
Phone: 888-688-1885
Fax: 906-487-2125

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Computational Biology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
International And Intercultural Communication Checkmark Checkmark
Technical And Scientific Communication Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Recording Arts Technology/technician Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Network And System Administration/administrator Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Checkmark
Mining And Mineral Engineering Checkmark
Surveying Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Medicinal And Pharmaceutical Chemistry Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Business Analytics Checkmark
Human Biology Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
Forestry, General Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Cheminformatics/chemistry Informatics Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Condensed Matter And Materials Physics Checkmark Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Applied Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Applied/public Sociology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,569
Applied
7,394
Accepted
5,882
Enrolled
98%
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Female Admissions

2,467
Females Applied
2,965
Females Accepted
120%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,102
Males Applied
4,429
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.83
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
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 June 15th Yes
Out of state 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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 612 560 670
SAT Math 622 570 680
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

18,074
In-state
41,022
Out-of-state
18,074
In-district
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Fees

318
Full-time student fees
12,774
Room & board
7,225
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

19,504
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,550
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,860
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,123
Avg. Loan Aid
8,014
Avg. Grant Aid
8,808
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
30%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,882
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.92%
Black or African American 0.99%
White or Caucasian 84.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.46%
Asian 2.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 3.74%
Other 4.25%

Gender

Male (68.29%)
Female (28.78%)

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 48%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
K-Day: Fall Invovlement Fair, Winter Carnival and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
Mitch's Misfits (Hockey fan club), Huskies Pep Band, Catholic Campus Ministries at St. Albert the Great University Parish, Ridge Roamers (rock climbing club) and Iranian Communty

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Tech Emergency Medical Services(EMS)

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football No Checkmark 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 Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No

Faculty

50
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 26
Male - 33
Female - 18
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