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Michigan Technological University

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Rating

Public

Type

7,657

Students

$34,896

Tuition

74%

Acceptance

#78

Ranking

Remote Town

Campus Setting

Houghton, MI

1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931-1295

Michigan Technological University is a mid-sized public university located in Houghton, MI ranked 282ndin America. It has a total of 6,081 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 74.31% of applicants. Michigan Technological University offers 142 different majors and is best known for its network and system administration, mechanical engineering, and geological engineering programs (nationally ranked 1st, 5th, and 5th respectively). With a tuition cost of $15,660 for students from Michigan and $34,896 for those from out-of-state, Michigan Technological University is reasonably costly. 63.3% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $66,400 per year, which is 60% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$35,196/Year
Above Average

Michigan Technological University

$35,196

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$49,778/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$37,671/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

74%Acceptance
Less Selective

Michigan Technological University

74%

National

69%
Sat

1170 - 1370

81% of students submit

Admissions Yield

29%

ACT

26 - 30

41% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$0

Students

6,081Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,245

Part-Time

0
Male

72%

In-state

83%

Female

28%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

4%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
25% Mechanical Engineering9% Electrical and Electronics Engineering6% Chemical Engineering60% Others

25% Mechanical Engineering

9% Electrical and Electronics Engineering

6% Chemical Engineering

60% Others

Mechanical Engineering

25%

431 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

9%

160 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

6%

107 Graduates

Civil Engineering, General

6%

102 Graduates

Computer Science

4%

72 Graduates

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

4%

66 Graduates

Computer Engineering, General

3%

60 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering

3%

57 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors12:112:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

372,488

Academic Spend per Student

$11,665

Full-time Retention Rate

83%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$55,200/Year

Michigan Technological University

$55,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$55,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$66,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

63%