Michigan Technological University, founded in 1855, is a public university. It offers a superb education and is situated in the natural beauty of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Famous for excellence in engineering education, the school's curricula also cover the sciences, business, forestry, technology and communications. Michigan Tech has one of the nation's largest enrollments in metallurgy and scientific and technical communication. Its 240-acre campus is located in Houghton, on Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
5,778
Undergraduates
4,086
Men - 70.7%
1,693
Women - 29.3%
1,231
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
86% of 8,041 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
April 21
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.78
SAT Math
620 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
611 average
560-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $33,152
Out-of-state: $55,112
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $17,614
Out-of-state: $39,574
Room and Board
$12,058
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$20,909
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,401
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
392
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
23%
10-19
23%
20-29
22%
30-39
9%
40-49
7%
50-99
13%
Over 100
3%
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Houghton Population
7,540
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
47% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Husky
Sororities
9.7% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
2.2%
Black/African-American
1.1%
Hispanic/Latino
2.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.8%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
86.7%
Unknown
3%
International Students
0.8% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
77%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
14.0%
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