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
5,710
Undergraduates
3,900
Men - 68.3%
1,645
Women - 28.8%
1,364
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
98% of 7,569 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
April 24
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.83
SAT Math
622 average
570-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
612 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $35,206
Out-of-state: $58,154
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $18,392
Out-of-state: $41,340
Room and Board
$12,774
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$22,550
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,513
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
24
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
26%
10-19
23%
20-29
22%
30-39
9%
40-49
6%
50-99
11%
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
48% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Husky
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5%
Asian
2.2%
Black/African-American
1%
Hispanic/Latino
2.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.8%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
85.3%
Unknown
4.3%
International Students
0.8% from 23 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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