1,380
Students
Small town
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Setting
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Overview

Michigan Technological University / Graduate School is located in Houghton, MI, in a small setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Geographic Information Science (MGIS)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Forestry (MF)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 479
Doctoral Degrees 81
Other Advanced Degrees 61

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or GMAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for some programs)
Varies

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,097
Applied
1,538
Accepted
428
Enrolled
30%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 2-3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, 2-3 letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose, personal statement, official transcripts, letters of recommendation (for some programs)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1380
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.72%
Black or African American 1.01%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 0.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.45%
Unknown 2.75%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

624
Total faculty
Full-time (469)
Part-time (155)
Male (477)
Female (147)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Design and dynamic systems, energy and thermofluids, solid mechanics, manufacturing and industrial, communications
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
36,487,945

Location & Contact

Address 1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI  49931
United States
Contact Dr. Pushpalatha Murthy
Dean of the Graduate School/Associate Provost for Graduate Education
Email: ppmurthy@mtu.edu
Phone: 906-487-2326
Fax: 906-487-2284